21st Century Literacy

If We Are Scripted, Are We Literate?

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8980-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-8981-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. The Bureaucratic Script

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      Pages 1-9

      Introduction

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      Pages 13-39

      Standards, Standards Everywhere and Not a Spot to Think

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      Pages 41-59

      Rubrics, Scoring Guides, and Testing, Testing, Testing

  3. The Corporate Script

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      Pages 63-81

      Marketing Child Readers: Ranking and Sorting

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      Pages 83-95

      English as a Scripted Language

  4. The Student Script

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      Pages 99-116

      “When Are We Going To Do English?”

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      Pages 117-130

      How School Works: Raise Your Hands When You Want to Learn

  5. The Parent and Public Script

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      Pages 133-144

      “Why Don't You Mark the Errors on My Child's Papers?”—Explaining Yourself Theoretically and Professionally

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      Pages 145-156

      “Why Aren't You Teaching C. S. Lewis?”—Challenges and Expectations from Outside School

  6. The Administrative Script

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      Pages 159-172

      But Are They Ready To Do Best Practices?

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      Pages 173-187

      Building and Department Politics—Talking English

  7. Beyond Scripts to Literacy

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      Pages 191-206

      Literacy as Action—Empowering Students

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      Pages 207-224

      Assessing Our Way into Instruction: What Teachers Know and How They Know It

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 225-245