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ERIC Number: ED114776
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 226
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Learn to Read/Read to Learn: Poetry and Prose from Afro-Rooted Sources.
Landeck, Beatrice
Created as a manual primarily for use by average American middle-class teachers of inner-city children, this presentation of materials involves precise detailed examples of classroom activities, most of which are based on folk tales, folk games, and folk music from African-rooted traditions. The chapters contained in the book are: "All God's Chillun Got Sense,""The Word Lab,""Speech Improvisions in Verse Forms,""Collective Experiences in Depth,""Exploring Reading Materials,""Reading Independently,""Creative Writing as a Collective,""Ethnic Music Related to Language Development," and "Learn to Read/Read to Learn." Two appendices contain an annotated bibliography and a discography. (LL)
David McKay Company, Inc., 750 Third Avenue, New York, New York 10017 ($4.95 paper)
Publication Type: Books
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