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    Constructivist theory of language, learning and literacy.

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    This posting examines the Constructivist theory of language, learning and literacy. It also shows three concrete examples of the constructivist theory in language arts/ literacy instruction.

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    What are three concrete examples that show the use of the constructivist theory in language arts/ literacy instruction?

    Although there are a plethora of ideas, these suggestions work well in Language Arts classrooms:

    1. KWL charts: Students document what they already KNOW (prior knowledge) about the subject. They first complete the K portion of the chart. When reading Amy Tan's "Two Kinds," I ask students to brainstorm what they already know about China or Chinese Americans.
    Then students complete ...

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    This posting provides illustrations constructivist theory in action.

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