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Unformatted text preview: to do so. I especially liked the idea described in the second walk where the students take pictures during the walk and write about them in class. This is great for getting the students to write about themselves and what they know and recognize about their community, etc. It is also a great idea for them to share with one another in order to spark new interests and ideas. I think that this type of activity should be done once every week if possible. It doesnt necessarily need to take up so much of their school time; but with consent from their parents/guardians they should spend 15-20 minutes once a week taking a walk around the neighborhood and discussing what they see. They should then proceed to go home and write about what the picture makes them think of, or what they saw on the walk that day....
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2010 for the course EDCI 461 taught by Professor Coddling during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.
- Spring '08