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English Journal, Vol. 87, No. 4, April 1998

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Table of Contents

Issue Theme: Literary Festival

  • Rainbow Teachers/Rainbow Students: Joining the Dialogue: Six Teachers Discuss Making Changes toward a Multicultural Curriculum

    Abstract: Presents six brief articles by six Arizona teachers offering their reflections about practices, strategies, and vision as they make changes toward a multicultural curriculum.

    Keywords: Middle, Secondary

  • Teaching Ideas

    Abstract: Sketches out several projects and assignments that focus on the family and suggests some contexts that can be used to give them structure. Suggests that this is an appealing way to end the school year, offering strong material to keep students involved.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • ESSAY: First Place: The Kids on the Train, the Kids on the Bus

    Jeff Zorn

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • ESSAY: Second Place: Roadkill, Poetry, and Nature

    Charles Hood

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • ESSAY: Third Place: A Letter to Hong's Father

    Brenda Arnett Petruzzella

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • ESSAY: Honorable Mention: The Marks He Made

    Paula Fisher

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • ESSAY: Honorable Mention: Foregone Conclusions

    Sue Ellen Herring

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • PHOTOGRAPHY: First Place: Country Life

    Jeanine Turpie

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • PHOTOGRAPHY: Second Place: Flea Market Man

    Amy Lynn King

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • PHOTOGRAPHY: Honorable Mention: La Vie Cajun

    Kathleen Bader-LeNormand

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • PHOTOGRAPHY: Honorable Mention: Garbage

    Jeanette Hahnenkamp Gentry

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • PHOTOGRAPHY: Honorable Mention: Moon Rise

    Jeanine Turpie

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • The Judges

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • Resources and Reviews: Rethinking Choices in the English Classroom: A Challenge and Some Possibilities

    Bonnie Ericson

    Abstract: Offers a review of a book by John Gaughan, "Cultural Reflections: Critical Teaching and Learning in the English Classroom," a book filled with teaching ideas and insights that challenge English language-arts teachers to immerse students in text and topics that are important in their lives and to genuinely consider students and communities in making and taking control of teaching choices.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • Global Issues: The Odyssey of the Athens Writing Project

    Georgianna Striggles Fotinelli

    Abstract: Describes the Athens Writing Project, how it began, and the role it has served and continues to serve. Discusses the issue of voice, and describes a reflective writing sequence used in the project.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • New Teachers: Reaching Out to New Colleagues: Ideas From One NCTE Affiliate

    Rose Reissman

    Abstract: Describes some of the activities of the New York City Association of Teachers of English designed to reach out to new colleagues. Describes a survey of the needs of new teachers, as well as in-depth interviews with 11 new K-12 teachers. Discusses plans for supporting new teachers based upon these findings.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • Coming To Terms: Attitude

    Laurence E. Musgrove

    Abstract: Examines the origin of the term "attitude," and how its meaning has changed over the centuries. Discusses theoretical definitions of the term by I. A. Richards and by Kenneth Burke. Discusses its role in the learning process, and how an explicit attention to attitude in the language-arts classroom might help students become better readers and writers.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • Letters to EJ

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • From the Editor

    Virginia R. Monseau

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • One Person's Opinion: The Incandescent Teacher

    Huntington Lyman

    Abstract: Abstract for this article is currently not available.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • Software: Super Sites for Teachers of English

    John J. Byrne

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • Bedside Table: "Please, Make a Body Count!"

    Dave Bickel

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • This World of English

    Daniel A. Heller

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • 1997-98 Reviewers

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • Indexes to Volume 87

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • SHORT FICTION: First Place: Baptism

    Val Brelinski

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • SHORT FICTION: Second Place: The Girl from India

    M. Klosner

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • SHORT FICTION: Honorable Mention: Violet Memories

    Nancy Freeman

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • SHORT FICTION: Honorable Mention: Short on Strength

    Cathy Belben

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • POETRY: First Place: Letter to Dad, Draft #98

    Beverly Finch

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • POETRY: Second Place: Dreaming in Himeji, 1945

    Lori Hohlbein-Koechley

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • POETRY: Third Place: Route 66

    Val Brelinski

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • POETRY: Fourth Place: Cameo

    Doris A. Ezell-Schmitz

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • POETRY: Honorable Mention: The Bullfrog

    Jo Alexander

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • POETRY: Honorable Mention: The Secret Life of Ernesto

    Cathleen F. Greenwood

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • POETRY: Honorable Mention: Joy

    Frank Van Zant

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

  • POETRY: Honorable Mention: Eastern Standard Time

    James Brooks

    Abstract: Available in print version only.

    Keywords: Secondary

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