ERIC Number: EJ465247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Revaluing the Bilingual Learner through a Literature Reading Program.
Freeman, Yvonne S.; Goodman, Yetta M.
Reading and Writing Quarterly: Overcoming Learning Difficulties, v9 n2 p163-82 Apr-Jun 1993
Presents alternatives to three misconceptions about bilingual learners to promote the revaluing of these students. Describes traditional views of literacy instruction for second-language learners and suggests a whole-language literature program as an alternative. Lays out differences between inauthentic, controlled literature-based reading programs and meaningful, authentic programs. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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