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Leigh, S. Rebecca – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2017
In this three-month qualitative study, 36 pre and in-service teachers were invited to create and write poems from four idea bundles (e.g., the mixed bundle, the verbal bundle, the visual bundle, and the arranged bundle) in response to four picture book read alouds that address themes of abandonment (Wild, 2006), homelessness (Wild, 2007),…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Poetry, Writing Instruction, Writing Strategies
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Leigh, S. Rebecca – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2015
This paper examines how elementary children develop voice in a classroom where art and language have equal import from four different contexts: group, guided, table, and independent shares. Specifically, this paper highlights one child in particular: Rebecca, a writer who discovers art as a way of knowing and develops a greater appreciation for…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 2, Writing (Composition), Artists
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Leigh, S. Rebecca; Heid, Karen A. – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2008
This eight-week study supports the view that literacy learning is multimodal (Berghoff et al., 2000). It contributes to existing research (Dyson, 1986; Gardner, 1980; Hubbard, 1989; Hubbard & Ernst, 1996; Olshansky, 2007, 2008; Skupa, 1985) on the communicability of drawing and writing as vehicles through which children make and share meaning.…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Freehand Drawing, Writing (Composition), Literacy Education