|aTrends & issues in elementary language arts.|cby the National Council of Teachers of English.
|aUrbana, Ill. :|bNational Council of Teachers of English,|c2000.
|avii, 235 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references.
|aSacred cows: questioning assumptions in elementary writing programs / Brenda Power and Susan Ohanian. -- Learning to write: honoring both process and product / JoAnn Portalupi. -- Putting ourselves on the line / Pat McClure and Linda Rief. -- Understanding and transforming the meaning of our lives through poetry, biographies, and songs / Cecilia M. Espinosa and Karen J. Moore. -- "Critical literacy: teaching reading, writing, and outrage" (excerpt) / Linda M. Christensen. -- Story time as a magical act open only to the initiated: what some children don't know about power and may not find out / Karen Gallas. -- Leadership as critical practice: a work-in-progress / Susan M. Church. -- Literacy education as a site for social justice: what do our practices do? / Barbara Comber and Helen Nixon. -- Columbine's challenge: a call to pay attention to our students / Robin Stern. -- Becoming proactive: the quiet revolution / Cathy Fleischer, Kathleen Hayes-Parvin, and Julie A. King. -- Transformative learning through a study group / Elizabeth R. Saavedra. -- Rights, respect, and responsibility: toward a theory of action in two bilingual (Spanish/English) classrooms / Beth Yeager, Irene Pattenaude, Maria E. Franquiz, and Louise B. Jennings. -- Exploring critical literacy: you can hear a pin drop / Christine Leland, Jerome Harste, Anne Ociepka, Mitzi Lewison, and Vivian Vasquez. -- Critical literacy in a fourth-grade classroom / Maria Sweeney.
|aEnglish language|xStudy and teaching (Elementary)