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Author Lewis, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)
Title Literary practices as social acts : power, status and cultural norms in the classroom / Cynthia Lewis.
Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2001.

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Author Lewis, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)
Subject Literature -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Reading (Elementary) -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 213 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-203) and indexes.
Note Print version record.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Foreword; I Contexts; 1 The Social Politics and Performance of Literature; 2 A Social Geography of the Classroom and Surrounding Community; II Literary Practices; 3 Enacting Classroom Culture Through the Ritual of Read-Aloud: What Do We Have in Common?; 4 Negotiating Classroom Culture in Peer-Led Literature Discussions: What Are Our Social Roles?; 5 Probing Cultural Norms in Teacher-Led Literature Discussions: Why Do We Believe What We Believe?; 6 Appropriating Cultural Norms Through Independent Reading: What Will We Accept, Reject or Reinvent?
Summary Examines how the social and cultural contexts of classroom and community shape four classroom practices involving literature - read aloud, peer-led literature discussions, teacher-led literature discussions, & independent reading.
ISBN 0585384940 (electronic bk.)
9780585384948 (electronic bk.)
1410600580 (electronic bk.)
9781410600585 (electronic bk.)
0805836772 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0805836780 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 49415099
Additional Format Print version: Lewis, Cynthia (Cynthia J.). Literary practices as social acts. Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2001 0805836772 (DLC) 00067770 (OCoLC)45532473

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