Learning in Living Color

Learning in Living Color

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Providing a wealth of practical suggestions, this book helps teachers use children's trade literature to incorporate multicultural education into a primary-grades curriculum. The book's first section uses research and theory to address the underlying assumptions of both multicultural and literacy education and offers practical suggestions for implementing effective programs. The second section provides integrated language arts activities. The third and final section offers an up-to-date, annotated bibliography of quality children's literature, which helps students recognize and avoid cultural stereotyping, understand the perspectives of others' cultures as well as their own, and begin their involvement in important social issues (such as helping the elderly and protecting the environment). For any teacher or educator.Using Literature to Incorporate Multicultural Education Into the Primary Curriculum Alora J. Valdez. a–i Materials for writing an acrostics poem a–i Materials for making graphs a–i Other suggested books about different kinds of families Introducinganbsp;...

Title:Learning in Living Color
Author:Alora J. Valdez
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 1999


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