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The "Tesoros" Literacy Project: Treasuring Students' Lives (Rainbow Teachers/Rainbow Students)

Describes a project in a southeast Michigan high school in which Latino English-as-a-Second-Language students worked collaboratively for 10 weeks with at-risk working-class Anglo counterparts from an 11th-grade American literature class. Describes reading and writing activities that centered around the notion that students should search for and value the treasures of their own experience. (SR)

  • Author/Creator: DeStigter, Todd, Aranda, Elsie, eddy, lisa
  • Date Published: Oct
  • Journal/Secondary Title: English Journal
  • Number: 6
  • Volume: 86
  • Year: 1997

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