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Binder 1: Folkwriting: Lessons about place, heritage and tradition for the Georgia classroom, September 2003

 Binder — Binder: 1
Collection number: Binder 1

Scope and Contents

Edited by Diane W. Howard and Lauria Kay Sommers with educators from Cook County public schools (Vanessa Mitchell, Judith Philips, Margo Harris, Trina Brown, Adam Hathaway, and Jeremy Williams). Section 1 Folkwriting Project's Background Overview -- A Narrative of the Connecting Homes, Schools, and Communities Project -- The Writing Process -- Folklife as a Subject for Writing -- An Introduction to Folklife -- Fieldwork and Interviews in the Classroom Section 2 Folkwriting Lesson Plans and Activities -- Folkwriting Lesson Plans and Activities (Lower Elementary) -- Welcome to the Neightborhood (Upper Elementary) -- Exploring Holiday Traditions (Middle Grades) -- Student Writing about Everyday Lives (Middle Grades) -- Scrapbooking My World (High School) -- Plays about Place (High School).


  • Created: September 2003


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 2.0 Boxes

From the Collection: 17 binders

From the Collection: 1.0 Electronic Records


From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta GA 30601 United States
229-259-5055 (Fax)