In this paper, I explore the whole language teaching philosophy and instructional strategies. I defend the claim that this is an effective way to teach the language arts and other subject areas with an exploration of its general characteristics, the foundations of the whole language teaching philosophy, and an application of a broad whole language strategy, literature-based thematic units.
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Bongaarts, Joanne, "A History, Analysis, and Application of the Whole Language Teaching Philosophy" (1993). Honors Theses. 332.