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Month: February 2017

Revision Reflection 1

Revision Reflection 1

Since last class and this class I haven’t had very much time to sit down and work on the changes that I plan to make.  The total is leaning towards 3 hours as of right now.  Some of the feedback that I got on my essay was along the lines of cleaning up the structure of the ideas and making them more clear.  Also I needed to complicate Alexander.  My introduction was one of the main places that I needed…

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Initial Findings

Initial Findings

When I looked over the literacy narratives of students and compared them to the categories that Alexander gave as examples it was clear that Success was one of the top tags out of all.  The following tags that came in second was outsider and victim.  This correlates very well with the work that Alexander showed in her work.  When people write literacy narratives I’ve come to notice that they lean toward the aspect of success because it could be easier…

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Reading Alexander

Reading Alexander

This piece was very dense and took quite a bit of time to completely read through.  Alexander had a very interesting approach to how these different literacy narratives really are when it comes to the stories that they tell.  For instance, during the hero stories she talks about how most of these are told from this abstract view point. They never really had this total outcome when it came to these narratives.  They just had this fairy tail ending.  Then…

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Personal Needs

Personal Needs

Literacy Narratives: “I don’t Read”- Safety, Challenge “Passion for writing”-Discovery, Drama “Changing the vents”- Challenge, Growth “ACF”- Growth, Challenge, Speaking out “Saving Pages”- Safety, Attention “Road to failure”- Challenge, Overcoming “Live or Die”- Safety, Attention “The Rollercoaster”-Power, Growth “Finding the support for succeeding”- Growth, Change “Burdo’s Lesson”- Connection, Contribution When placing these literacy narratives into categories. They start to have a large amount of similarities.  In most of the narratives we see that everyone goes through different challenges and growth….

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Patterns

Patterns

Naming the different consequences of how you were raised and the view of reading with that. With a large amount of literacy narratives we see that people naturally don’t like reading. I want to look at how ones childhood effects their love or hate for reading.  Also if theirs a correlation between certain stories. Stories: I don’t read Saving Pages Road to failure Changing the vents People are raised on different discourses that means that they don’t have to focus…

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