Symbolic interactionism informed this study. The research questions that guided my study are as follow: What happens when junior high school students read texts from a variety of cultural perspectives containing many social issues they are faced with on a daily basis; what connections to personal knowledge and experience are they making; while students are reading these texts, how are students critically evaluating these texts; and what kinds of social action, if any, are students led to through the reading of these texts?Studentsa#39; First Steps into Social Action 1 16 Recommendations for Teachers from Students 1 18 Recommendations for Teachers and Researchers 1 20 Summary 122 Epilogue 123 REFERENCES 126 APPENDICES 141 A Principala#39;s Letter ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||"They Don't Know what They are Missing!": Eighth-grade Students Reading and Responding to Multicultural Texts|
|Author||:||Karen Lynn Morgan Delbridge|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2006|