ERIC Number: EJ674519
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Writing with Their Whole Being: A Cross Study Analysis of Children's Writing from Five Classrooms Using Process Drama.
Crumpler, Thomas; Schneider, Jenifer Jasinski
Research in Drama Education, v7 n1 p61-79 Mar 2002
Shares results from five interpretive studies that examined young children's writing in response to process drama. Focuses on composing in role and complexity of stance. Suggests that writing in response to drama can provide insights into the complexities of children's literacy processes by explicitly revealing the connections between children's perspectives, responses, and thoughts as well as the interplay among their oral, written, textual, and gestural symbol systems. (SG)
Descriptors: Childrens Writing, Critical Thinking, Drama, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Student Attitudes, Student Reaction, Writing Instruction
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