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Hidden worlds : young children learning literacy in multicultural contexts

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Kelly,Clare

Source:

Trentham Books, Stoke-on Trent, UK ; Sterling, VA, p.101 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1139.5 .L35 K45 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8529976

Keywords:

Language arts (Early childhood), Literacy--Study and teaching (Early childhood), Literacy--Study and teaching (Early childhood)--Case studies, Multilingualism, Multilingualism--Case studies

Abstract:

Contents: Researching literacy in context -- Literacy as a social and cultural activity in homes and schools -- Kabir : crossing boundaries between languages and cultures -- Michelle : 'can someone pass the yellow?' : talk, literacy and being a girl -- Sadia : interpreting the rules for literacy learning -- Jamie : narrative, popular culture and multimodality -- Nicole : negotiating a familiar role in an unfamiliar context -- Asif : literacy and learning a new language -- What the children tell us : policy implications and practical strategies.