What is the last thing that you remember having to learn?
What is Literacy?
Literacy – the ability to read and write.
Also, competence or knowledge in a specified area.
Let’s come up with a big list of literacies that we can write about. Take two minutes and write down two or three literacies you have learned. Share with a partner.
- Drive a car
Learning To Read
- In “Learning to Read,” Malcolm tells us that he learned to read by teaching himself. What else did he teach himself while he taught himself to read?
- “In fact, up to then, I never had been so truly free in my life” (par. 11) What does he mean by free?
- Read Introduction to They Say, I Say
- Read Chapter 1 (“They Say”: Starting with What Others Are Saying)