ERIC Number: EJ674492
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
McCaleb, Joseph L.
English Journal, v93 n1 p66-72 Sep 2003
Argues that the prevalence of print literacy has diminished the interest in and teaching of oral culture. Describes a storytelling experiences and illustrates the importance of considering oral narrative in the English classroom. Discusses the healing truth of stories, the mental health of adolescents, and the oral tradition and relational values. Addresses storytelling in eighth grade and the effectiveness of storytelling. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Talking Literature.