Uncovering young children's emerging identities related to their literacy experiences: Suggestions to strengthen language education

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Moen, Melanie Carmen; Joubert, Ina;
  • Publisher: Stellenbosch University
  • Journal: Per Linguam : A Journal of Language Learning (issn: 0259-2312, eissn: 2224-0012)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5785/31-3-617
  • Subject: identity | young children | drawings | favourite stories | language education | socio-cultural influences | Language and Literature | P | African languages and literature | PL8000-8844

The study explored how young children’s identities emerged from their drawings and accounts of their favourite stories as we argue the importance of understanding children in the context of school and language education. Sixty-six (n=66) children of two urban schools in... View more
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