Traveling tags : The informal literacies of Mexican newcomers in and out of the classroom

  title={Traveling tags : The informal literacies of Mexican newcomers in and out of the classroom},
  author={Katherine Richardson Bruna},
  • Katherine Richardson Bruna
  • Published 2007
This article documents tagging as one of several informal literacy practices used by newcomer Mexican youth in a Midwest school and classroom setting. Specifically, it details how tagging travels into the classroom. Using the tool of interactional ethnography to analyze videotaped classroom observation data of an English Learner Science setting, I account for the instructional context in which three newcomer Mexican girls tag the whiteboard, focusing specifically on the social positionings they… CONTINUE READING

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