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Improving Literacy Skills through Jamaican-Style Play Building

Describes a unit that allows students to recognize diversity, understand why diverse perspectives are held, and harness this diversity to improve society. Describes how students use and refine their literacy skills as they first research and report on Jamaica, and then use a Jamaican-created model to build a play that addresses a serious problem in their community. (SR)

  • Author/Creator: Jackson, Francesina R., Kerr-Norflett, Linda
  • Date Published: Oct
  • Journal/Secondary Title: Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy
  • Number: 2
  • Volume: 41
  • Year: 1997

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