ERIC Number: EJ671201
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Song Lyrics as Texts To Develop Critical Literacy.
Lloyd, Carol V.
Reading Online, v6 n10 Jun 2003
Contends that because lyrics and music of popular songs can represent alternative perspectives to the dominant ideologies of a particular time or place, they can be used effectively in classrooms to provide the voices rarely heard in textbooks. Describes several songs and offers teaching suggestions for implementing this approach. Argues that critical literacy is essential in democratic societies. (PM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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