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ERIC Number: EJ672821
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0013-8355
Making the Most of Talk in the Writing Classroom.
Peterson, Shelley
English Quarterly, v35 n1 p1-7 2003
Argues for abundant classroom talk in helping students to shape their writing so that it accomplishes the desired academic and social purposes. Describes four eighth-grade students' informal talk during writing classes and how it supported and influenced the students' writing. Concludes by identifying ways in which teachers might work with students' unofficial and multiple social purposes to make the most of talk in the writing classroom. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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