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'Why did I do nothing?' Poetry and the experiences of bilingual pupils in a mainstream inner-city secondary school

Macleroy Obied, Vicky. 2007. 'Why did I do nothing?' Poetry and the experiences of bilingual pupils in a mainstream inner-city secondary school. English in Education: Poetry Matters, 41(3), [Article]

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Abstract or Description

This paper investigates the opportunities for bilingual children
to explore and construct literacy practices in an inner-city secondary school and the relationship of bilingual writers headers to texts. It seeks to increase our understanding and awareness of bilingual learners from different social, cultural and linguisdc backgrounds. This case study focuses on 'poetry
and the bilingual cldd and examines the language development of two refugee children w!io came from Afghanistan and Somalia with their families three years ago.

Item Type:

Article

Identification Number (DOI):

https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1754-8845.2007.tb01163.x

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Educational Studies

Dates:

DateEvent
September 2007Published
1 July 2007Accepted

Item ID:

12354

Date Deposited:

28 Jul 2015 14:31

Last Modified:

24 Jan 2018 10:25

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/12354

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