ERIC Number: EJ562419
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
A Chinese Boy's Joyful Initiation into American Literacy.
Fu, Danling; Townsend, Jane S.
Language Arts, v75 n3 p193-201 Mar 1998
Describes how a Chinese boy's entry into American language and culture was supported by a second-grade classroom that provided frequent opportunities for him to use oral and written language in personally meaningful ways. Discusses use of multiple discourses, personal recognition, and time and choice. Concludes that freedom, purpose, and support are crucial elements to help other language newcomers. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Teaching Linguistically Diverse Children in English Language Classrooms.