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ERIC Number: EJ937239
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1074-4762
The Power of Picturebooks: Resources that Support Language and Learning in Middle Grade Classrooms
Roser, Nancy; Martinez, Miriam; Fowler-Amato, Michelle
Voices from the Middle, v19 n1 p24-31 Sep 2011
This piece explores the instructional possibilities of picturebooks in middle grade classrooms, illustrating the central tenets of how to effectively introduce these resources to middle grade students. Through today's multiplicity of illustrated texts, students can discover the finest uses of language, as well as encounter images that inform, entertain, fill gaps, and open to wondering. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A