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More than the truth : teaching nonfiction writing through journalism

Author: Dennie Wolf; Julie Craven; Dana Balick
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©1996.
Series: Moving middle schools.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than the Truth is the first of four volumes chronicling the "Curriculum Seminars," an innovative two-year professional development experience for urban middle school teachers from around the country. This volume tells the story of the first seminar - an immersion in the craft of journalism, with all of its demands to observe, use primary sources, and make ideas come alive while remaining honest and fair. Most  Read more...
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More than the truth.
Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©1996
(OCoLC)643817328
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennie Wolf; Julie Craven; Dana Balick
ISBN: 0435072161 9780435072162
OCLC Number: 34984358
Description: ix, 134 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: On Filing This Book / Dennie Palmer Wolf --
1. The Immersion Journalism / Creative Nonfiction Interplay: Living and Writing the Literature of Reality / Lee Gutkind --
2. When a Poet-Teacher Gets to Be a Writer / Kellie Brown --
Reflections from Colleagues / Lee Gutkind and Dennie Palmer Wolf --
3. From the Bones Out: Teaching the Elements of Immersion Journalism / Kelly Peacock Wright and Carol Kuhl Barry --
Reflections from a Colleague / Dennie Palmer Wolf --
4. Immigrant Education: Using Immersion Journalism to Expand the Teaching of English as a Second Language / Linda Reilly --
Reflections from a Colleague / Mary Fipp.
Series Title: Moving middle schools.
Responsibility: edited by Dennie Palmer Wolf and Julie Craven with Dana Balick.

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This is the first of four volumes chronicling the "Curriculum Seminars"; a two year professional development experience for urban middle school teachers from around the USA. Their students were  Read more...

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"There are ideas and techniques here that will stimulate any writing teacher (and in secondary school too, not just middle schools)."-KLIATT

 
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