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  1. Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children

    A Journey From Africa To America

    By Tempii B. Champion

    Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children: A Journey From Africa to America reports research on narrative production among African American children for the purpose of extending previous inquiry and discussion of narrative structure. Some researchers have focused on the influence...

    Published December 1st 2002 by Routledge

  2. African American Literacies

    By Elaine Richardson

    Series: Literacies

    African-American Literacies is a personal, public and political exploration of the problems faced by student writers from the African-American Vernacular English (AAVE) culture.Drawing on personal experience, Elaine Richardson provides a compelling account of the language and literacy practices of...

    Published November 7th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Teaching Academic Writing

    A Toolkit for Higher Education

    By Caroline Coffin, Mary Jane Curry, Sharon Goodman, Ann Hewings, Theresa Lillis, Joan Swann

    Student academic writing is at the heart of teaching and learning in higher education. Students are assessed largely by what they write, and need to learn both general academic conventions as well as disciplinary writing requirements in order to be successful in higher education.Teaching Academic...

    Published November 7th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Intertexts

    Reading Pedagogy in College Writing Classrooms

    Edited by Marguerite Helmers

    What do we mean when we talk about reading? What does it mean to "teach reading?" What place does reading have in the college writing classroom? Intertexts: Reading Pedagogy in College Writing Classrooms theoretically and practically situates the teaching of reading as a common pedagogical...

    Published November 1st 2002 by Routledge

  5. Multicultural Issues in Literacy Research and Practice

    Edited by Arlette Ingram Willis, Georgia Earnest Garcia, Rosalinda B. Barrera, Violet J. Harris

    This volume brings together researchers and participants from diverse groups, reflecting the different ways in which the field of multicultural literacies has been interpreted. A common theme across the chapters is attention to the ways in which elements of difference--race, ethnicity, gender,...

    Published November 1st 2002 by Routledge

  6. Children Reading Pictures

    Interpreting Visual Texts

    By Evelyn Arizpe, Morag Styles

    This book describes the fascinating results of a two year study of children's responses to contemporary picturebooks. Children of primary school age, from a range of backgrounds, read and discussed books by the award-winning artists, Anthony Browne and Satoshi Kitamura. They then made their own...

    Published October 24th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Soundaround

    Developing Phonological Awareness Skills in the Foundation Stage

    By Andrew Burnett, Jackie Wylie

    This practical and clear book will allow you to introduce and teach phonological awareness skills to children in the early years and up to Key Stages 1 to 2, who are struggling with their literacy levels because of weak basic skills. It provides a developmental and curriculum linked program...

    Published October 11th 2002 by David Fulton Publishers

  8. Schooling the Child

    The Making of Students in Classrooms

    By Helena Austin, Bronwyn Dwyer, Peter Freebody

    What is a child?How is the concept of childhood defined?This book aims to explore these perennial and complex questions by looking at the way in which society constructs and understands childhood. The authors focus in particular on the school, a key location within which social and cultural notions...

    Published October 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  9. Popular Culture in the Classroom

    Teaching and Researching Critical Media Literacy

    By Donna E. Alvermann, Jennifer S. Moon, Margaret C. Hagwood, Margaret C. Hagood

    Edited by Jennifer S. Moon, Jennifer S. Moon

    Series: IRA's Literacy Studies Series

    This book is written for teachers, researchers, and theorists who have grown up in a world radically different from that of the students they teach and study. It considers the possibilities involved in teaching critical media literacy using popular culture, and explore what such teaching might look...

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge

  10. Perspectives on Writing

    Research, Theory, and Practice

    Edited by Roselmina Indrisano, James R. Squire, IRA

    At a time when long-treasured forms of the printed word compete with technology for the time and attention of children and adolescents, it is critical for teachers to help students respond to the written word and to master the craft of writing. Perspectives on Writing provides a foundation for the...

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge