Reading and Writing Communities demonstrates how co-operative learning has immense potential for improving the ways in which children learn. It shows how the classroom can be a place for building a safe, secure community for students where all can gain access to literacy and co-operative skills. It presents guidelines, case studies and practical activities for creating a powerful reading and writing community within the classroom.
- literature and the wider community;
- building cohesion; creating the classroom culture;
- co-operative learning and literacy;
- setting and meeting goals in reading and writing.