TITLE

Correspondence journals: Talk that matters

AUTHOR(S)
Bloem, Patricia L.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Reading Teacher;Sep2004, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the value of correspondence journals in the language education of children. Overview of a project involving the exchange of correspondence journals between school children and preservice teachers; Skills being developed and enhanced by the correspondence journals; Role of the teacher in the correspondence journals project.
ACCESSION #
14387170

 

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