Knowledge About Language and the Curriculum

Knowledge About Language and the Curriculum : The Linc Reader

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The articles in this volume have been selected with a view to contributing to the general field of language in education. They have also been chosen as supplements to the LINC materials for professional development published by HMSO initially in September 1990.
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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 155 x 234mm | 444g
  • Hodder Arnold H&S
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0340540109
  • 9780340540107

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Part 1 Knowledge about language - some key issues: what do we mean by knowledge about language?, John Richmond; magic words - helping young children to develop their knowledge about language, Alison Sealey; books in the classroom and knowledge about language, Mike Taylor; language study at key stage 3, George Keith; the new grammar teaching, Ronald Carter; critical language awareness in action, Roz Ivanic. Part 2 Language and the curriculum: the development of initial literacy, Yetta Goodman; what do we know about reading that helps us teach?, Margaret Meek; reader, writer, text, Nick Jones; what Katy knows about language, Heather Lyons; on literacy and gender, Janet White; rocks in the head - children and the language of geology, Bev Derewianka; grammatical differentiation between speech and writing in children aged eight to 12, Katharine Perera; young children's writing - from spoken to written genre, Fran Christie; the rights of bilingual children, Helen Savva; English teachers and the history of English, Pat and Mike O'Rourke.
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