Sociocultural Contexts of Language and Literacy

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SOCIOCULTURAL
CONTEXTS
OF LANGUAGE
AND LITERACY

Second Edition

Edited by

BERTHA PEREZ
The University of Texas at San Antonio
With

Teresa L. McCarty
Lucille J. Watahomigie
Maria E. Torres-Guzman
To thi Dien
Ji-Mei Chang
Howard L. Smith
Aurelia Davila de Silva
Amy Nordlander

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xi
  • References xvi
  • I - Theoretical Perspectives on Language and Literacy 1
  • 1 - Literacy, Diversity, and Programmatic Responses 3
  • Suggested Readings *
  • References 21
  • 2 - Language, Literacy, Age, Literacy 25
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  • 3 - Writing Across Writing Across 57
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  • II - Language and Literacy Acquisition in Diverse Communities 77
  • 4 - Language and Literacy in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities 79
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  • 5 - Language, Culture, and Literacy in Puerto Rican Communities 111
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  • 6 - Language and Literacy in Vietnamese American Communities 137
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  • 7 - Language and Literacy in Chinese American Communities 179
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  • References 203
  • 8 - Literacy and Instruction in African American Communities: Shall We Overcome? 207
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  • 9 - Emergent Spanish Writing of a Second Grader in a Whole-Language Classroom 247
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  • III - Literacy Development in Multilingual, Multicultural Classrooms 275
  • 10 - Making Decisions About Literacy Instructional Practices 277
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  • Children's Literature Cited *
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  • 11 - Creating a Classroom Community for Literacy 309
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  • 12 - Literacy, Curriculum, and Language Diversity 339
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  • About the Authors 377
  • Author Index 381
  • Subject Index 391
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