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School Talk, Vol. 14, No. 1, October 2008

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Issue Theme: Looking Closely: Teaching Writing/Creating Writers

  • School Talk, Volume 14, Number 1, October 2008

    Nancy J. Johnson and Frank Chiki, Coeditors

    Abstract: The authors of this issue, JoAnn Portalupi, Ann Marie Corgill, and JoAnne Searle, remind us that children not only want to write, but that it’s possible to teach them to write with confidence, competence, and joy. There is a need for deliberate instruction and playful experimentation, tools to honor the learning process, and rituals to celebrate children’s writing.

    Keywords: Elementary

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