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ERIC Number: EJ477339
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0425-0494
Born Again Phonics and the Nursery Rhyme Revival.
Whitehead, Marian
English in Education, v27 n3 p42-53 Fall 1993
Describes the recent revival of interest in the use of nursery rhymes as tools for the development of early phonic knowledge in children. Traces the historical evolution of nursery rhymes and their origins in the world of carnival. Questions whether such material is proper for teaching surface features of reading. (HB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Special Issue: The Politics of English Teaching.