Title

No Blood, Guns, or Gays Allowed!: The Silencing of the Elementary Writer

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-2001

Keywords

Writing instruction, Writing teachers, Childrens literature, Writing workshops, Childrens writing, Writing assignments, Journal writing, Taboos, Children

Abstract

Shares interviews with elementary and middle school teachers that offer insight into how they respond to potentially controversial writing topics in an effort to understand their perspectives and beliefs about writing topics within their classrooms. Suggests that teachers need to ask challenging questions, acknowledge their biases, and get ready for anything the human mind can create.

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Language Arts, v. 78, issue 5, p. 415-425

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