All text comes with layers of meaning influenced by the background knowledge and attitudes of readers. This valuable resource examines the power of language and persuasion helps students critically examine and negotiate the underlying meaning in all that they read and see. It asks them to consider the author's purpose, and to appreciate that each text is written from a particular point of view.They made their own time commitments, understanding that if someone missed a meeting, the team would lose time having to explain what had ... they met every night to prepare themselves and hone their skills before the regional tournament on November 24. ... Most important, we all agreed to let the children do the work.
|Publisher||:||Pembroke Publishers Limited - 2008|