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Critical Literacy

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Brittany Holmstrom

on 26 April 2010

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Transcript of Critical Literacy

Critical Literacy:
finding meanings in text
understanding the author's purpose for the text
student's will select there position on issues
have student's determine and express their value
(English Learning Area, 2007)
Critical Literacy learning activities:
taking social action
(English Learning Area, 2007)
Critical Literacy:
What should we evaluate?
short stories
(Coffey) "Critical literacy is the ability to read texts in an active, reflective manner in order to better understand power, inequality, and injustice in human relationships." (Coffey) Critical literacy can be applied in the classroom through counter-texts (journals, blogs, etc.), student choice (choice of books, topics), and social action projects. (Coffey) There are many ways to encouage critical literacy in the classroom which include storytelling and identifcation exercises, rhetoric techniques, and communication rules. (Shor, 1997) The inclusion of critical literacy acitivies address New York State English Standard 1 and 3 Coffey, H. Critical Literacy. Retrieved on April 21, 2010 from http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/4437

English Learning Area (2007). Critical Literacy. Retrieved on April 21, 2010 from http://wwwfp.education.tas.gov.au/English/critlit.htm

Shor, I. (1997). What is Critical Literacy? Retrieved on April 23, 2010 from http://www.lesley.edu/journals/jppp/4/shor.html#looking

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