ERIC Number: EJ660766
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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What Are Chinese Children Reading? Major Themes Found in Their Mandatory Reading Texts.
Ashmore, Rhea A.
Journal of Reading Education, v28 n1 p32-37 Fall 2002
Explores the literary themes present in the stories in the "Texts for Nine-Year Compulsory Education: Chinese," grade 1-3. Notes that these textbooks are currently used in Shanghai public elementary schools in the People's Republic of China (PRC) for instruction in the Mandarin dialect of the Chinese language. Concludes that the themes and behavioral subthemes complemented the national goals of primary education in the PRC. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: China