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ERIC Number: ED451499
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Dec
Pages: 5
Abstractor: N/A
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Authentic Text: Linking Home, School, and Community with Environmental Texts.
Honeyghan, Glasceta
Florida Reading Quarterly, v37 n2 p14-16 Dec 2000
Authentic or popular texts--such as newspapers, grocery lists, magazines, and pamphlets--can be used effectively in reading instruction. This article first discusses the importance and usefulness of environmental print, or authentic texts, in the context of formal schooling. It then presents a list of authentic texts (several kinds of texts for each letter of the alphabet). The article concludes with a 21-item list of ways to use authentic texts to create print rich classrooms that immerse students in meaningful understanding of print. (Contains 11 references.) (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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