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ERIC Number: EJ665980
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Developing Students' Critical Literacy: Exploring Identity Construction in Young Adult Fiction.
Bean, Thomas W.; Moni, Karen
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v46 n8 p638-48 May 2003
Notes that adolescent readers view characters in young adult novels as living and wrestling with real problems close to their own life experiences as teens. Reviews recent studies related to teaching literature and adolescent identity construction. Offers a framework teachers can use to initiate discussions based on critical literacy in their own classrooms. Discusses teaching the young adult novel "Fighting Ruben Wolfe" using this framework. (PM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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