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Analyzing Anthropomorphism

by: Susan Gomez-Zwiep and William Straits

This article shares a successful strategy for using anthropomorphic texts for deep and accurate science learning for primary students. To involve students in the analysis of anthropomorphisms, you will need a collection of nonfiction and fiction books related to a particular animal for each group of students. You may wish to have multiple sets if you want all the groups to discuss the same animal.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 11/1/2006Stock # sc06_044_03_26Volume 044Issue 03

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