TITLE

Beginners Learning Together: Literacy Collaboration Between Preservice Teachers and First-Grade Students

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Carol Sue; Davis, Ruth A.
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Early Childhood Education Journal;Fall99, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the literacy collaboration between preservice teachers and first-grade students. Benefits of exchanging letters between pen pals; Importance of a regular and predictable arena of motivation, context, opportunity and feedback from an authentic audience; Increase in the excitement of writing letters to first-grade students.
ACCESSION #
11305125

 

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