Constructivist Theories-reader is an ACTIVE member of the meaning making

Courtney- Constructivist Theories. Reading Response 2

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1. Transactional/Reader Response- Rosenblatt (2013)

1.1. reading involves the reader and the text

1.1.1. the reader uses experiences that he/she has had to make sense of the text

1.2. efferent and aesthetic responses

1.2.1. efferent-fact based

1.2.2. aesthetic-social/emotional based

1.3. meaning comes from the transaction between the reader and the text, not separate entities

2. Schema- Anderson (1984)

2.1. making sense of text by using previous knowledge

2.2. people make different categories in their brain to make sense of knowledge

2.3. schema is based on a person's social and cultural background

3. Critical Literacy- Luke & Freebody (1997)

3.1. Reading is tied to social and cultural backgrounds

3.2. Reading materials are based upon a reader's social and cultural background

3.3. reading is a social practice- can be done in various forms

3.3.1. depend on a child's background

3.4. Critical literacy is about developing ways to see through texts