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Cultural Literacy
Language: en
Pages: 251
Authors: Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Vintage

Argues that American children are deprived of cultural literacy
The New First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Eric Donald Hirsch, William G. Rowland, Michael Stanford
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Provides an outline of the knowledge that should be acquired by the end of sixth grade in twenty-one subject areas.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy
Language: en
Pages: 647
Authors: Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Provides information on ideas concerning people, places, ideas, and events currently under discussion, including gene therapy, NAFTA, pheromones, and Kwanzaa.
The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy
Language: en
Pages: 619
Authors: Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil
Categories: Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher:

Defines the people, places, sayings, and ideas representing essential information for literate Americans
Knowledge in English
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Victoria Elliott
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-28 - Publisher: Routledge

Focusing on a key area of debate within the world of secondary English, the ‘knowledge-based curriculum’, this book explores in detail the question of knowledge in the teaching of English in secondary schools, drawing on specific concrete cases and a range of academic theories. Knowledge in English also investigates how