ERIC Number: EJ558004
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Emerging Awareness of Linguistic Diversity for Literacy Instruction (Linguistic Perspectives in Literacy Education).
Barnitz, John G., Ed.
Reading Teacher, v51 n3 p264-66 Nov 1997
Discusses some principles to keep in mind in facilitating learners' literacy development: recognize linguistic variety; facilitate authentic discourse; contextualize instruction on language structures within composing and comprehending; and design literature-based lessons with linguistic benefits in mind. Argues that, for acquiring English literacy, diversity is a linguistic asset. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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