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The (Un)Making of a Reader

by Margaret M. Foley

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The (Un)Making of a Reader

Grades K – 8
Type Journal
Published July 2000
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

Description  

Through looking critically at the underpinnings of "story mapping, a teacher uncovers a contradiction between the author's definition of reading as a constructive process and the reductionist nature of story mapping, which she shows inhibits students' potential to explore a diverse range of personal responses by promoting comprehension over response, uniformity over diversity, and control over freedom.

 

Foley, Margaret M.  "The (Un)Making of a Reader." Language Arts 77.6 (July 2000): 506-511.

 

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