This popular text articulates a powerful theory of critical literacyain all its complexity. Critical literacy practices encourage students to use language to question the everyday world, interrogate the relationship between language and power, analyze popular culture and media, understand how power relationships are socially constructed, and consider actions that can be taken to promote social justice. By providing both a model for critical literacy instruction and many examples of how critical practices can be enacted in daily school life in elementary and middle school classrooms, Creating Critical Classrooms meets a huge need for a practical, theoretically based text on this topic. Pedagogical features in each chapter ac Teacher-researcher Vignette ac Theories that Inform Practice ac Critical Literacy Chart ac Thought Piece ac Invitations for Disruption ac Lingering Questions New in the Second Edition ac End-of-chapter qVoices from the Fieldq ac More upper elementary-grade examples ac New text sets drawn from qClassroom Resourcesq ac Streamlined, restructured, revised, and updated throughout ac Expanded Companion Website now includes annotated Classroom Resources; Text Sets; Resources by Chapter; Invitations for Students; Literacy Strategies; Additional ResourcesI had five-paragraph essays to administer on mandated topics such as snacks. ... We could have examined, for example, the histories of Mexican and Filipino laborers and how different ethnic groups ... That summer Carmen received a letter, only weeks before sixth grade was to begin, that she would have to spend her finalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Creating Critical Classrooms|
|Author||:||Mitzi Lewison, Christine Leland, Jerome C. Harste|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-08-07|