By Cynthia Lewis

This e-book examines the social codes and practices that form the literary tradition of a mixed fifth/sixth-grade school room. It considers how the social and cultural contexts of school room and neighborhood have an effect on 4 lecture room practices regarding literature--read aloud, peer-led literature discussions, teacher-led literature discussions, and autonomous reading--with a spotlight on how those practices are formed via discourse and rituals in the school room and via social codes and cultural norms past the school room. This book's emphasis on intermediate scholars is especially vital, given the shortage of reviews within the box of interpreting schooling that target readers on the fringe of adolescence.

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