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ERIC Number: EJ677858
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0553
Freedom and Form: The Language and Literacy Practices of Two Mexican Schools.
Jimenez, Robert T.; Smith, Patrick H.; Martinez-Leon, Natalia
Reading Research Quarterly, v38 n4 p488-508 Oct-Dec 2003
Examines the language and literacy practices in two Mexican schools (two beginning primary classrooms and two grade 4 classrooms) over a period of approximately six months. Indicates that students were provided with considerable freedom in terms of their spoken language which contrasted greatly with the emphasis on form in the production of written language. Concludes these practices shaped a particular type of literate habitus. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico