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Sketching stories, stretching minds : responding visually to literature

Author: Phyllis Whitin
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sketching Stories, Stretching Minds captures the power of young people's visual responses to literature. Working in a community of learners, Phyllis Whitin encouraged her students to respond to their readings through sketched interpretations. Like pieces of writing, the sketches became a vital part of the curriculum as vehicles for discussion and reflective tools for understanding. Her book shows how she implemented  Read more...
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Whitin, Phyllis.
Sketching stories, stretching minds.
Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©1996
(OCoLC)622063423
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Whitin
ISBN: 043508870X 9780435088705
OCLC Number: 33244264
Description: xxii, 137 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Phyllis Whitin ; [foreword by Jerome C. Harste].

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