ERIC Number: EJ601068
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Against Marginalization and Criminal Reading Curriculum Standards for African American Adolescents in Low-level Tracks: A Retrospective of Baldwin's Essay.
Tatum, Alfred W.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v43 n6 p570-72 Mar 2000
Invokes James Baldwin's 1963 essay, "A Talk to Teachers," as a brilliant statement of the challenge facing teachers of African American students. Argues that there must be a thrust toward comprehensive reading instruction that encompasses explicit strategy instruction and authentic opportunities to read culturally relevant materials. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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