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Success stories: life skills through literature

Publisher: Office of Correctional Education; U. S. Department of Education

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1997

Distributor: Office of Correctional Education; U.S. Department of Education

Source Address: 600 Independence Avenue. S.W., MES 4529

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20202-7242

Phone: 202-205-5621

Material Type: Guide

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 49 p

Subjects: Correctional Education; Daily Living Skills; Literature

Abstract:
This publication is an introduction to the theory and practice of using literature to teach life skills to persons who are or have been incarcerated. Included are three sections: information on why literature is an appropriate tool; tips on how to use literature; and sample lesson plans.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN180031 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.