ERIC Number: EJ674444
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Digging Up the Past, Building the Future: Using Book Authoring To Discover and Showcase a Community's History.
Leal, Dorothy J.
Reading Teacher, v57 n1 p56-60 Sep 2003
Notes that writing narrative stories about students' own lives has been shown to help children develop personal, social, and cultural connections. Explains a project in which second graders expanded their knowledge of their community and deepened their understanding of the reading and writing process. Describes the process in which the students worked on a collaborative illustrated book and a biography of a close relative. (PM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A