The Powers of Literacy: A Genre Approach to Teaching Writing

TitleThe Powers of Literacy: A Genre Approach to Teaching Writing
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication1993
AuthorsCope, Bill, and Mary Kalantzis
Secondary AuthorsBartholomae, David, and Jean Ferguson Carr
PublisherUniversity of Pittsburgh Press
Place PublishedPittsburgh, PA
ISBN Number0-8229-6104-0
KeywordsAustralia, genre, Halliday, Kress, linguistics, systemic functional linguistics

ntroduction: How a Genre Approach to Literacy Can Transform the Way Writing Is Taught / Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis -- Ch. 1. Genre as Social Process / Gunther Kress -- Ch. 2. Histories of Pedagogy, Cultures of Schooling / Mary Kalantzis and Bill Cope -- Ch. 3. The Power of Literacy and the Literacy of Power / Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis -- Ch. 4. Gender and Genre: Feminist Subversion of Genre Fiction and Its Implications for Critical Literacy / Anne Cranny-Francis -- Ch. 5. A Contextual Theory of Language / J.R. Martin -- Ch. 6. Grammar: Making Meaning in Writing / J.R. Martin and Joan Rothery -- Ch. 7. Curriculum Genres: Planning for Effective Teaching / Frances Christie -- Ch. 8. Genre in Practice / Mike Callaghan, Peter Knapp and Greg Noble -- Ch. 9. Assessment: A Foundation for Effective Learning in the School Context / Mary Macken and Diana Slade -- Bibliographical Essay: Developing the Theory and Practice of Genre-based Literacy / Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis, Gunther Kress and Jim Martin -- A Glossary of Terms / Gunther Kress.