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Reading Don't Fix No Chevys " : Literacy in the Lives of Young Men

Reading Don't Fix No Chevys " : Literacy in the Lives of Young Men - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0867095098

Cover of Reading Don
ISBN13: 978-0867095098
ISBN10: 0867095091
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Heinemann
Published: 2002
International: No

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Reading Don't Fix No Chevys " : Literacy in the Lives of Young Men - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0867095098

Michael W. Smith and Jeffrey D. Wilhelm

ISBN13: 978-0867095098
ISBN10: 0867095091
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Heinemann

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

The problems of boys in schools, especially in reading and writing, have been the focus of statistical data, but rarely does research point out how literacy educators can combat those problems.

Author Bio

Smith, Michael W. : Rutgers University

Wilhelm, Jeffrey D. : University of Maine

Table of Contents

Contents:
1. What's Going Down: A Review of the Current Concerns Around Boys and Literacy
2. Going with the Flow: What Boys Like to Do and Why They Like to Do It
3. Do the Right Thing: The Instrumental Value of School and Reading
4. Mostly Outside, Rarely Inside: Situations That Promote Literacy
5. May I Have the Envelope Please? The Texts Boys Enjoy and Why They Enjoy Them
6. A Profound Challenge: Applications for Classroom Practice
Appendixes:
A. Major Coding Categories
B. Reading Log Directions and Examples
C. Category System for the Protocol Analysis and Distribution of Moves by Story