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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 12/6/10 Language, Literacy & Week 2, Class 3 Today’s Agenda What is the relationship between literacy and thought The Great Divide Modern Views Which language skills do Text / story structures Vocabulary and general knowledge Print awareness Phonological awareness The Great Divide Theories There are important cognitive differences between literate and nonliterate societies as a consequence of literacy Literacy is a prerequisite for logical thought Logical and analytic modes of thought, general and abstract uses of language; critical and rational thought; a skeptical and questioning attitude; a distinction between myth and history; the recognition of the importance of time and space; complex and modern governments (with separation of church and state); political democracy and greater social equity; economic development… it leads to people who are innovative, achievement oriented, productive, cosmopolitan, politically aware, more globally (nationally and internationally) oriented....
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course PSYCH PSB 192V taught by Professor Peneloperchiappe during the Fall '10 term at UC Irvine.

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