Subject: Juvenile Nonfiction / Language Arts / Composition & Creative Writing

Subject: Juvenile Nonfiction / Language Arts / Composition & Creative Writing

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Language Of Experience

|9780822958741|Literate Practices And Social Change| The Language of Experience examines the relationship between literacy and change–both personal and social. Gorzelsky studies three cases, two historical and one contemporary, that speak to key issues on the national education agenda. “Struggle” is a community literacy program for urban teens and parents. It encourages them to reflect on, articulate, and revise their life goals and design and implement strategies for reaching them. To provide historical context for this and other contemporary efforts in using literacy to promote social change, Gorzelsky analyzes two radical religious and political movements of the English Civil Wars and…

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