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Teaching writing to children in indigenous languages, instructional practices from global contexts, edited by Ari Sherris, Joy Kreeft Peyton

This volume brings together studies of instructional writing practices and the products of those practices from diverse Indigenous languages and cultures. By analyzing a rich diversity of contexts--Finland, Ghana, Hawaii, Mexico, Papua New Guinea, and more--through biliteracy, complexity, and genre theories, this book explores and demonstrates critical components of writing pedagogy and development. Because the volume focuses on Indigenous languages, it questions center-margin perspectives on schooling and national language ideologies, which often limit the number of Indigenous languages taught, the domains of study, and the age groups included
Table Of Contents
Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; For the children, for language revitalization, and for the Indigenous struggle for self-determination: Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1 Teaching Writing to Children in Indigenous Languages: Introduction; 2 Early and Emergent Literacy Practices as a Foundation for Hawaiian Language Medium Education; 3 Early Writing in Torwali in Pakistan; 4 Early Childhood Safaliba Literacy in Ghana; 5 Emergent Writing in Notsi in Papua New Guinea; 6 Emergent Writing in Numanggang in Papua New Guinea
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (312 pages), illustrations.
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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