Table of contents for The Acquisition of literacy : ethnographic perspectives / Bambi B. Schieffelin, Perry Gilmore, editors.


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Introduction

TAKING FROM TEXTS: CULTURAL VARIATIONS ON A THEME

Early Reading at Home: Its Practice and Meanings in a Working Class Community

The Book as Narrative Prop in Language Acquisition

Reading to Children: A Model for Understanding Texts

For the Bible Tells Me So: Teaching Children in a Fundamentalist Church

CONNECTING ORAL AND WRITTEN MODES: WHAT CHILDREN CAN DO IN SCHOOL

"I Want to Talk to You About Writing": Five-Year-Old Children Speak

Six Authors in Search of an Audience

Teacher

Child Collaboration as Oral Preparation for Literacy

Sub-Rosa Literacy: Peers, Play, and Ownership in Literacy Acquisition

SCHOOL COMES HOME: WHAT CAN PARENTS DO?

Parents as Teachers: Observations of Low-Income Parents and Children in a Homework-like Task

"Why" Sheila Can Read: Structure and Indeterminacy in the Reproduction of Familial Literacy

LITERACY AFFECTS THE SOCIAL ORDER

Literacy Instruction in a Samoan Village

Studying Literacy in Morocco

The Anthropology of Literacy Acquisition

Author Index

Subject Index




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Literacy.
Reading.
Children -- Books and reading.