Literacy and common sense: a year 6 student encounter with print

Australia, 1981

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Don Holdaway, noted literacy development educator, gives a lesson in which the children anticipate the words and line endings in a poem. In conversation with Ralph Fairbrother, he relates this to recent research into reading and a “reading for meaning” approach.

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