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ERIC Number: EJ971942
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0510
Poetry Performances and Academic Identity Negotiations in the Literacy Experiences of Seventh Grade Language Arts Students
Smith, Ann Marie
Reading Improvement, v47 n4 p202-218 Win 2010
This case study explores seventh grade students' experiences with writing and performing poetry. Teacher and student interviews along with class observations provide insight into how the teacher and students viewed spoken word poetry and identity. The researcher recommends practices for the teaching of critical literacy using spoken word and performance poetry based on the students' responses to the writing and performing of poetry. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 7; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Virginia