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ERIC Number: EJ868179
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-1538-6619
Teaching the Writing Process in Primary Grades: One Teacher's Approach
Martin, Linda E.; Thacker, Shirley
Young Children, v64 n4 p30-35 Jul 2009
This article describes how one such teacher, Shirley Thacker, developed and implemented a successful writing program in her first grade classroom, which is known as Thackerville. Shirley describes how she motivated a classroom of first-graders to use the writing process in a workshop format and how this approach affected the children's perceptions of writing. She includes children's comments (using pseudonyms).
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 1
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A