ERIC Number: EJ634604
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Normalizing the Text: What Is Being Said, What Is Not and Why in Students' Conversations of E.L. Konigsburg's "The View from Saturday."
Journal of Children's Literature, v26 n1 p18-31 Spr 2000
Focuses on adolescents constructing discourse about a book amongst themselves without the help or intrusion of a teacher/adult. Seeks to understand where that discourse may originate within the greater institutional and societal framework of the participants. Explores the limits personal engagement places on conversation which involves race, culture and disability. (SG)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Communication Research, Culture, Disabilities, Discourse Analysis, Grade 6, Middle Schools, Race, Reader Response, Reading Instruction, Student Attitudes, Student Leadership
Published by the Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43210-1172.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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