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ERIC Number: EJ833639
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0094-0771
Voices of American Teens Project Helps Young Adolescents Explore Cultural Diversity
Linder, Roberta
Middle School Journal (J3), v40 n4 p13-19 Mar 2009
This article describes the Voices of American Teens project in which seventh grade reading students were engaged with multicultural short stories. The steps taken to select texts and prepare materials for the projects are explained, and the project's implementation is described. Examples from students' projects and written responses demonstrate how young adolescent readers connected with the characters to learn about cultural diversity. (Contains 6 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 7; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A