Archive 20: Articles and ideas published in the 20th century on the teaching of English that are still useful in the 21st century.
Question: What are some interesting writing activities to use in an elementary classroom?
Answer: Teacher shows film. After the film is completed, the students dictate the series of scenes and the teacher records on chart paper. A language experience activity in which the students record and then read back what they have recorded. A lesson in both writing and reading. Teacher: Kenneth Oppenheim.
Answer: Fifth-grade students write the story of a comic strip and extend the story to a fifth panel. Teacher: Larry Burge.
Title; “Psycho-What??” B Greene and M Matson. English Journal (February 1976), 39-44.