ERIC Number: ED399787
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Becoming Literate in English as a Second Language.
Goldman, Susan R., Ed.; Trueba, Henry T., Ed.
A collection of articles on English-as-a-Second-Language literacy and literacy education include: "Contextual Issues in the Study of Second Language Literacy" (Susan R. Goldman); "Mexican Adult Literacy: New Directions for Immigrants" (Concha Delgado-Gaitan); "Factors Affecting Development of Second Language Literacy" (Richard Duran); "Reading in a Second Language: Studies with Adult and Child Learners" (Barry McLaughlin); "Patterns of Performance Among Bilingual Children Who Score Low in Reading" (Mary Sue Ammon); "Comprehension of Content Area Passages: A Study of Spanish/English Readers in Third and Fourth Grade" (Marie de la Luz Reyes); "Oral Reading Miscues of Hispanic Good and Learning Disabled Students: Implications for Second Language Reading" (Ofelia Miramontes); "The Development of Writing Skills Among Hispanic High School Students" (Benji Wald); "Metapragmatic Knowledge of School-Age Mexican-American Children" (Louise Cherry Wilkinson, Celia Genishi); "Teacher Language Use in a Chinese Bilingual Classroom" (Larry F. Guthrie, Grace Pung Guthrie); and "Organizing Classroom Instruction in Specific Sociocultural Contexts: Teaching Mexican Youth To Write in English" (Henry T. Trueba). Author and subject indexes are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Age Differences, Bilingualism, Children, Chinese, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Context, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Grade 3, Grade 4, High School Students, Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Language Research, Learning Disabilities, Literacy, Literacy Education, Mexican Americans, Pragmatics, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Second Language Learning, Sociocultural Patterns, Spanish, Writing (Composition)
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