ERIC Number: EJ624637
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Reading Adolescents' Reading Identities: Looking Back To See Ahead.
Alvermann, Donna E.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v44 n8 p676-90 May 2001
Defines "culture,""identity," and "struggling reader" and explores several assumptions underlying the cultural construction of struggling readers and how such assumptions influence their reading identities. Uses those assumptions to interpret a case study of a ninth-grade boy. Offers suggestions based on the student's case for working with other readers like him in the future. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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