ERIC Number: EJ548826
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Literacy Acquisition through Literature (Literacy Issues in Focus).
Langer, Judith A.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v40 n8 p606-14 May 1997
Discusses a project and study that focused on literacy acquisition among middle school students from the Dominican Republic attending a school on Manhattan's lower East Side. Describes how a book writing project focusing on "stories from home" engaged students, taught them ways to discuss and ways to think, and fostered their literacy acquisition through literature. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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