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ERIC Number: EJ496146
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0922-4777
Comprehending Orthography: Social Construction of Letter-Sound Systems in Monolingual and Bilingual Programs.
Moran, Carrol; Calfee, Robert
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, v5 n2 p205-25 Jun 1993
Suggests that a new perspective is needed on the "great debate" in literacy instruction between whole language and phonics. Proposes an approach that integrates comprehension and decoding into a system designed around the principles of student-centered, authentic instruction in a socially engaging context. Considers the advantages of bilingual programs that promote awareness of the function of print codes. (BS)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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