No Blood, Guns, or Gays Allowed!: The Silencing of the Elementary Writer
Writing instruction, Writing teachers, Childrens literature, Writing workshops, Childrens writing, Writing assignments, Journal writing, Taboos, Children
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
Scholar Commons Citation
Schneider, Jenifer J., "No Blood, Guns, or Gays Allowed!: The Silencing of the Elementary Writer" (2001). Teaching and Learning Faculty Publications. 26.