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ERIC Number: EJ583390
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Developing Critical Understanding of the Specialised Language of School Science and History Texts: A Functional Grammatical Perspective.
Unsworth, Len
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v42 n7 p508-21 Apr 1999
Provides a brief introduction to ways functional grammatical concepts can be used to understand the distinctive literacy demands of school science and history texts. Distinguishes this grammar from that of everyday language; examines the characteristic grammatical and discourse forms of content area learning; and discusses developing functional grammatical knowledge as a tool for critical literacy. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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