Crossroads: Literature and Language in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms / Edition 1

Crossroads: Literature and Language in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms / Edition 1

by Carole Cox, Paul-Boyd Batstone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131915789

ISBN-13: 9780131915787

Pub. Date: 12/23/1996

Publisher: Pearson

Provides a model for teaching with literature in today's culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms. Introduces readers to reader-response theory and practice and theoretical principles concerning how children acquire English as a second language and biliteracy development. Provides rich case studies of three different language learners:

Overview

Provides a model for teaching with literature in today's culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms. Introduces readers to reader-response theory and practice and theoretical principles concerning how children acquire English as a second language and biliteracy development. Provides rich case studies of three different language learners: a native English speaker, an English learner, and a bilingual English/Spanish student. Teachers of a multi-cultural classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131915787
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/23/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
201
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

I. LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE THEORY INTO PRACTICE.

1. The Story of Javier and the Turnip.

2. Mapping the Crossroads of Reader-Response and Second Language.

3. Teaching with Literature and English Language and Literacy Development.

II. CASE STUDIES OF CHILDREN.

4. The Native English Speaker: Case Study of Anne.

5. The English Learner: Case Study of Juan.

6. The Bilingual English/Spanish Speaker: Case Study of Eduardo.

III. Literature and Language Crossroads in a Bilingual Classroom.

7. Reader-Response in a Bilingual Classroom.

8. Components of Response-Centered Instruction.

Word Processing and Authoring Tools Software.

Index.

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