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The Role of the Response Journal in Active Reading

By: Sharon Flitterman-King
Publication: The Quarterly, Vol. 10, No. 3
Date: July 1988

Summary: The response journal, a way of exploring what happens when we read, "takes reading out of the realm of passive behavior and makes it into a vital activity," and students who practice this approach "soon become engaged and willing learners."

 

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