This book discusses the significance of teaching working-class linguistic minority students academic discourse styles necessary for success in school and describes one teacher's attempts to do so. It is for all those educators who are faced with issues of language, race, and class.
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Understanding Academic Discourses -- Language and Ideology: The (II)literacy of Linguistic Minority Students -- A Potentially Ideal Classroom -- The Misteaching of Academic Discourses: Three Discourse Events -- Student Language Performance on Language Tasks -- Rethinking Academic Discourses: Some Pedagogical Comments
Lilia I. Bartolomé