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I Can Fly : Teaching Narratives and Reading Comprehension to African American and Other Ethnic Minority Students :  Teaching Narratives and Reading Comprehension to African American and Other Ethnic Minority Students - Angela Marshall Rickford

I Can Fly : Teaching Narratives and Reading Comprehension to African American and Other Ethnic Minority Students

Teaching Narratives and Reading Comprehension to African American and Other Ethnic Minority Students

Hardcover Published: February 1999
ISBN: 9780761812791
Number Of Pages: 324

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Teaching Narratives and Reading Comprehension to African American and other Ethnic Minority Students

The book does serve a noble purpose-it stimulates motivation to solve a persistent problem in the development of reading ability of an important population. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy "The book does serve a noble purpose-it stimulates motivation to solve a persistent problem in the development of reading ability of an important population." Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xix
Introduction, Framework, and Background
Introductionp. 3
Conceptual Framework and Literature Reviewp. 14
The Research Site: Community, Classroom, Studentsp. 31
Culture-Based Classroom Discipline and Organizationp. 40
Narrative Structural Analysis, Research Design and Methods
Structural Analysis of the Six Study Narrativesp. 65
Research Design and Methodsp. 96
Data Analyses and Interpretation
Quantitative Results: An Overviewp. 119
Narrative Genre and Literal Meaning Questionsp. 130
Interpretive Reading and Critical Evaluation Questionsp. 150
Effect of Story Length in Higher Order Questionsp. 174
Creative Reading Questions, and Effect of Ethnicity and Genderp. 183
Implications of Study
Summary, Implications, and Conclusionsp. 209
Stories and Comprehension Questionsp. 230
Teacher Interview Protocolp. 274
Notesp. 277
Referencesp. 280
Indexp. 289
About the Authorp. 303
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ISBN: 9780761812791
ISBN-10: 0761812792
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: February 1999
Publisher: UNIV PR OF AMER
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.65