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Saving Black Mountain: The Promise of Critical Literacy in a Multicultural Democracy

Explores the concept of "democracy" and what it means in a multicultural society. Outlines several assumptions of critical literacy and suggests that it is important in realizing a strong democracy. Shows how the Saving Black Mountain project exemplifies critical literacy in action. Notes that students learned that their spoken and written words had the power to influence others. (SG)

  • Author/Creator: Powell, Rebecca, Cantrell, Susan Chambers, Adams, Sandra
  • Date Published: May
  • Journal/Secondary Title: Reading Teacher
  • Number: 8
  • Volume: 54
  • Year: 2001

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