Academic Literacy in the English Classroom

Academic Literacy in the English Classroom

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Boiarsky put together this book to pre-empt the problems teachers face in class, particularly with first-generation college students and others from working class and immigrant families.If we are to help students understand the intrinsic value of reading and writing, then students need to stop the aquot;game ... One of Dianea#39;s AP English students suggested that teachers are often unknowingly complicit in a parallel sort of game playing. For too many teachers, the time, energy, and risk required to ensure that learning is internalized (goes beyond rote ... a habit, and I learned so much as we discussed each persona#39;s response to the question or quote from literary criticism.

Title:Academic Literacy in the English Classroom
Author:Carolyn R. Boiarsky
Publisher:Boynton/Cook - 2003


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