Playful Texts and the Emergent Reader - Developing metalinguistic awareness - Anne Plummer

Playful Texts and the Emergent Reader - Developing metalinguistic awareness - Anne Plummer

Make-believe play and the making of meaning

Playful Texts and the Emergent Reader - Developing metalinguistic awareness - Anne Plummer

Anne Plummer [+-]
After working for Australian State and Federal governments in environmental protection and social policy, Anne Plummer changed direction to qualify as a teacher with the Association Montessori Internationale. She has worked extensively with children in primary classrooms and individually. Her research interests include Montessori grammatics, children’s literature, and the ontogenesis of literary reading.

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Traces the origins of pretend play as an intersubjective phenomenon and examines its metacommunicative and paradoxical nature. Highlights the links between playful, what-if thinking and mental reflexivity, the mind’s ability to think about its own mental processes.

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Plummer, Anne . Make-believe play and the making of meaning. Playful Texts and the Emergent Reader - Developing metalinguistic awareness. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 11-26 Jan 2016. ISBN 9781781791189. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=26031. Date accessed: 27 Feb 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.26031. Jan 2016

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