Unformatted text preview: Community Relationships . The social and cultural context of literacy importantly includes the
relationship between an ethnic community and literacy acquisition. 0 What constitutes ‘reading’ differs between cultures, sub-cultures and
ethnic groups. . The difference between school and ethnic group literacy expectations
and practices may be challenging for the child. 0 Schools often take little or no account of the community literacies that
children bring to school. II Literacy is not a separate cultural event, but mirrors in its form and
function general socialization practices. ...
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- Spring '10