Authentic Literacy Activities and Book Club Article Review by Top Papers

Authentic Literacy Activities and Book Club
A review of two articles about primary grade reading instruction.
# 132347 | 1,500 words | 2 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Education (Reading) , Education (Elementary School)

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This paper reviews two articles on primary grade reading instruction, with a two-page summary-one page reaction to each) Authentic Literacy Activities describes the use of "real" (as opposed to basel) materials with a "real" audience (as opposed to just a teacher) in the elementary classroom. Book Club describes a small group approach to the teaching of non-fiction with first graders.

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"Authentic Literacy Activities Authentic Literacy, also known as "authentic reading and writing," is well known to teachers. It is broadly thought of as reading and writing "unlike the kind done in school" or "as writing on topics of one's choice" such as in personal narrative writing. However, there is no solid, agreed upon definition for the term (345). The authors conducted a "two-year study involving 26 second- and third-grade teachers" to investigate "the development of students' ability to comprehend and compose informational and procedural texts in science." For this study a definition for and the inclusion of "authenticity" was ..."

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