Playing their way into literacies : reading, writing, and belonging in the early childhood classroom /

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Main Author: Wohlwend, Karen E.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Teachers College Press, c2011.
Series:Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Play as a literacy : Rethinking play and literacy ; Situating play in classroom cultures ; Theorizing play as a literacy ; Overview of the book
  • 2. Playing school and learning to read : Abbie wannabes, nurture, and family circle ; Play, reading, and literacy apprenticeship ; The playing/reading nexus ; Authority and mediation in the playing/reading nexus ; Mediation and discourses of schooling ; A new basis for play in early literacy classrooms
  • 3. "Just playin' around" and "just makin' stuff" to make a space for just guys : Just guys, literacy, and the boy problem ; Play, design, and multimodality ; The playing/designing nexus ; Multimodality and mediation in the playing/designing nexus ; Multimodality and discourses of production ; Mediating for inclusive play spaces
  • 4. Boys and girls playing Disney princesses and (re)writing gender : Popular media texts, productive consumption, and the princess players ; Play, writing, and identity texts ; The playing/writing nexus ; Improvisation, revision, and authority in the playing/writing nexus ; Productive consumption and gender discourses ; Teaching for critical engagement with popular media
  • 5. Play as a tactic : More than a literacy ; Theorizing play as a tactic ; Justifying play ; Play as a literacy and a tactic
  • Appendix A: Methodology-researching literacies in a playful kindergarten
  • Appendix B: Mediated discourse analysis and the playing/reading nexus
  • Appendix C: Multimodal discourse analysis and the playing/designing nexus
  • Appendix D: Critical discourse analysis and the playing/writing nexus.