Multicultural issues and literacy achievement.0805844015
1. Of, relating to, or including several cultures.
2. Of or relating to a social or educational theory that encourages interest in many cultures within a society rather than in only a mainstream culture. issues and literacy achievement.
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Au (U. of Hawaii) offers a sequel to her 1993 text, Literacy Instruction in Multicultural Settings, intended to help educators--particularly preservice teachers--meet the challenges of teaching students of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Coverage includes an overview of student diversity and the literacy achievement gap; why the gap exists; connections between literacy, parents and communities; effective literacy instruction; developing ownership of literacy in schools; reading comprehension Reading comprehension can be defined as the level of understanding of a passage or text. For normal reading rates (around 200-220 words per minute) an acceptable level of comprehension is above 75%. strategies; culturally responsive instruction; issues that affect English Language English language, member of the West Germanic group of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Germanic languages). Spoken by about 470 million people throughout the world, English is the official language of about 45 nations. Learners; phonics phonics
Method of reading instruction that breaks language down into its simplest components. Children learn the sounds of individual letters first, then the sounds of letters in combination and in simple words. and skill instruction; and developing schoolwide change to improve literacy achievement.
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