Make literacy meaningful in your classroom for students of all cultures!
Field-tested for K-8 teachers, this book introduces students to the cultural diversity in their own classroom communities through a wealth of teaching and learning strategies. This resource celebrates awareness of individual, ethnic, cultural, linguistic, and economic diversity, and addresses all aspects of studies within the context of culturally responsive teaching. Strategies, easily adapted to the learner’s level, are linked to six major themes:
- Classroom community
- Home, community, and nation
- Multicultural literature events
- Critical media literacy
- Global perspectives and literacy development
- Inquiry learning and literacy learning