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Professional journal article - example Kazemek, F.E. (2000). Is something wrong here? Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 44 , 16-18. Summary: The author suggests that we are missing out on a large part of a rich culture when we exclude the older generation from our literacy studies. We have moved away from the culture of the ‘70’s that at least partially revered elders with studies like Foxfire. Even though our generation is reluctant to confront our inevitable mortality, we must stop trying to be 13 again and look to our elders, if only to learn how to age gracefully. Main points 1. many middle aged people try not only to act young but to be young
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Unformatted text preview: 2. interacting with elders reminds those people that aging is inevitable 3. few literacy articles deal with elders 4. todays society finds little value in what elders may know 5. many elders could provide valuable models for lessons we will need in life 2 applications for my classroom 1. create oral history projects that ask students to involve other generations in their family 2. look to older and retired teachers for wisdom 2 questions raised in my mind by the article 1. Are any Foxfire type projects happening locally? 2. Do the local museums have projects like this?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course UTL 341R taught by Professor Lagrone during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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