Literacy for Black Children
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From the Paper:"Cultural Patterns Affecting Literacy:
Theory and Practice for Elementary Teaching
Educators everywhere speak of literacy as a desirable aim for their students, but few define it in terms that translate to practice in the classroom. Scribner says the promise of literacy requires involvement and value in reading and writing incorporating the values of knowledge, rationality, power, and a state of grace. A fifth grade teacher, Mr. Allen, says it is when you sit down with a book and read for the fun of it.. It is widely known that students vary in their ability to perform and enjoy the language arts and that these variances may be related to cultural differences. It is the purpose of this paper to explore cultural patterns affecting literacy, especially the black culture, and to discuss theories and practices important to..."
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