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ERIC Number: EJ776492
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-0013-8274
"Mississippi Trial, 1955": Tangling with Text through Reading, Discussion, and Writing
Grierson, Sirpa; Thursby, Jacqueline S.; Dean, Deborah; Crowe, Chris
English Journal, v96 n3 p80-85 Jan 2007
The authors proffer practical critical-reading strategies for teaching "Mississippi Trial, 1955" to increase students' vocabulary, comprehension, and background knowledge of historical eras. They use nonfiction, a PBS documentary, the Web, folklore, and picture books among other tools for inciting thoughtful discussion and writing.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi