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Kimberly Hill Campbell and Kristi Latimer Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay

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Kimberly Hill Campbell B.A. ’79, M.A.T. ’94, associate professor of teacher education, and Kristi Latimer M.A.T. ’04 examine the research surrounding the five-paragraph essay and find the form restricts creativity and leads to vapid writing. In their book, they show teachers how to reclaim the literary essay and create a program that encourages thoughtful, lively writing.

Stenhouse Publishers, 2012. 232 pages.

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