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Wile, James M. – Social Studies, 2000
Describes the Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking (RWCT) Project. Provides an illustration of the RWCT framework of evocation, realization of meaning, and reflection, focusing on how literacy activities can develop fundamental ideas about democracy. Considers the implication of "democratic pedagogy" and includes a lesson plan on democratic…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Childrens Literature, Citizenship Education, Democratic Values
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Willison, Scott; Ruane, Patricia – Social Studies, 1995
Describes the design and development of a K-8 curriculum designed to encourage student respect for senior citizens through experiential and academic studies. Outlines activities conducted by students at various grade levels. Includes an annotated book list of children's literature on aging and the elderly. (CFR)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Childrens Literature, Community Services, Curriculum Development