Popular Culture And Literacy

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To truly understand the effect of popular culture and its ability to foster literacy and further engage students in the process of learning, it is necessary to examine the interactions students have with popular culture outside of lectures. During my field experience the most obvious example of student interactions with popular culture came from artefacts, conversations, and the books students read in their free time. The simplest and easiest to discuss are the books read and the presence of artefacts, especially at the elementary location, school A. Consequently, students wore clothing with popular figures, such as Darth Vader and Spiderman, often making it a point to discuss the characters they were adorned with. At the higher grades, specifically
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