Multicultural Issues in Literacy Research and Practice

Multicultural Issues in Literacy Research and Practice

by Arlette Ingram Willis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805832408

ISBN-13: 9780805832402

Pub. Date: 11/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Twenty-nine scholars contribute 12 chapters to this collection exploring the interactions of difference—race, ethnicity, gender, class, and language—and literacy. Coverage includes the complex relation among culture, language, literacy, and identity; descriptions and evaluations of the development and implementation of curricula, assessments, and materials…  See more details below

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Twenty-nine scholars contribute 12 chapters to this collection exploring the interactions of difference—race, ethnicity, gender, class, and language—and literacy. Coverage includes the complex relation among culture, language, literacy, and identity; descriptions and evaluations of the development and implementation of curricula, assessments, and materials for students from diverse linguistic, cultural, and racial backgrounds; and preservice and in- service teacher and teacher education issues related to the implementation of multicultural literacies. For literacy researchers, teacher educators, preservice and in-service teachers, and policymakers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805832402
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Giving Voice to Multicultural Literacy Research and Practice1
1Finding Esmerelda's Shoes: A Case Study of a Young Bilingual Child's Responses to Literature11
2Examining Children's Biliteracy in the Classroom29
3Headwoman's Blues: Small Group Reading and the Interactions of Culture, Gender, and Ability49
4Fostering Collaboration Between Home and School Through Curriculum Development: Perspectives of Three Appalachian Children69
5Telling the People's Stories: Literacy Practices and Processes in a Navajo Community School101
6Multicultural Views of Literacy Learning and Teaching123
7Spanish in Latino Picture Storybooks in English: Its Use and Textual Effects145
8From the Mountain to the Mesa: Scaffolding Preservice Teachers' Knowledge About the Cultural Contexts of Literacy167
9English as a Second Language, Literacy Development in Mainstream Classrooms: Application of a Model for Effective Practice185
10Assessing and Assisting Performance of Diverse Learners: A View of Responsive Teaching in Action203
11The Implementation of a Multicultural Literacy Program in Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Classrooms223
12Pitfalls and Potential: Multicultural Literature and Teacher Study Groups263
Afterword289
Author Index297
Subject Index305

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