TITLE

Talking the walk: Children reading urban environmental print

AUTHOR(S)
Orellana, Marjorie Faulstich; Hernandez, Arcelia
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Reading Teacher;Mar99, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p612
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the print that surrounds children in urban communities can provide an excellent source of literacy conversation and learning. How teachers connect urban environmental print with literacy learning at school; Implications of literacy walks with children for teachers' practice; Significance of community-based literacy walks in fostering children's knowledge.
ACCESSION #
1623169

 

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