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Multiple Cultures, Multiple Literacies

Describes the author's work in his fifth-grade class as he helps his students understand the importance that culture plays in their representations of meaning. Shows how opportunities to transcend language by using other sign systems allow multiculturalism to flourish. Describes a schoolwide celebration of cultures through various arts and sign systems, and discusses the need to balance celebration and critique. (SR)

  • Contributor: Koshewa, Allen
  • Date Published: Apr
  • Journal/Secondary Title: Primary Voices K-6
  • Number: 4
  • Volume: 9
  • Year: 2001

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