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ERIC Number: EJ637752
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1520-3247
Emergent Literacy Is Emerging Knowledge of Written, Not Oral, Language.
Purcell-Gates, Victoria
New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, n92 p7-22 Sum 2001
Argues that it is children's development of knowledge of written language that is key to literacy development. Offers models of emergent literacy and identifies differences between oral and written language. Poses implications for policy, research, and practice in home and school. (DLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Special Issue on: "The Role of Family Literacy Environments in Promoting Young Children's Emerging Literacy Skills."