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Children's Inquiry: Using Language to Make Sense of the World
by Judith Wells Lindfors
|Grades||K – 5|
Lindfors introduces a theoretical framework for understanding children's inquiry language-as communication acts in which the child brings another into the act of sense-making-and uncovers new possibilities for our understanding of how children learn.
Lindfors, Judith Wells. 1999. Children's Inquiry: Using Language to Make Sense of the World. New York: Teachers College Press and Urbana, IL: NCTE.
Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson
Students play a guessing game to practice using descriptive language.