ERIC Number: EJ556711
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Critical Literacy in the Elementary Classroom.
Creighton, Donna C.
Language Arts, v74 n6 p438-45 Oct 1997
Considers the possibilities of critical literacy curricula in elementary classrooms. Discusses the development of children's texts; underlying principles of critical literacy; suggested starting points for developing critical literacy in the classroom; and the implications for reading and assessment of emotionally charged texts. Argues for acknowledgement of the social complexity of the reading process. (SR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Opening Up Children's Literature.