Where to Find Culturally Diverse Literature to Pair with Your Required

Loading...

Contact Us About Us Testimonials Writers & Illustrators Request a Catalog

A blog on race, diversity, education, and children's books.

COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS, EDUCATOR RESOURCES

WHERE TO FIND CULTURALLY DIVERSE LITERATURE TO PAIR WITH YOUR REQUIRED CURRICULUM MARCH 23, 2015 | JILLEISENBERG14 | 6 COMMENTS

We hear over and over again from teachers across the country how they want to infuse more culturally responsive and relevant texts into their district or school-mandated curriculum. It’s challenging to do, but what if we had some resources to share to help you out? First, read: If you haven’t read this article from Reading Teacher, here’s your chance. Authors Fenice Boyd, Lauren Causey, and Lee Glada offer teachers great suggestions for culturally diverse literature that addresses Common Core standards in this Reading Teacher article (PDF). What is “culturally relevant teaching?” Heather Coffey at LEARN NC, a program of the UNC School of Education, shares the history and theory.

Here are some places teachers are finding culturally relevant / responsive texts and (just as vital) readyto-go lesson plans. Check out: The Teachers College Inclusive Classrooms Project (TCICP) offers concrete examples for teachers to make their classrooms more inclusive, such as the Culturally Relevant Curriculum practice and inquiry. These were created by (NYC) teachers for teachers Utah public school teachers created these multicultural lesson plans during their Center for Documentary Expression and Art course, “Multiculturalism and Storytelling,” available through the Utah Education Network (UEN) lesson library The Lewis Library at the Loyola University Chicago Libraries has created this amazing visual resource for teachers at its School of Education to find multicultural books right for their students and instructional strategies POV at PBS provides lessons exploring multiculturalism to pair with its films for grades 6 and up TeachPeaceNow has literature-based lesson plans covering social justice topics to include in your curriculum ArtsEdge, an education program of The Kennedy Center, has written detailed ready-to-implement lessons on American culture and comparing cultural holidays (just to highlight a few) TeachableMoment from Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility offers inquiry-oriented lessons on current issues and social and emotional learning Teaching Tolerance has created a literacy-based curriculum that infuses anti-bias social justice content with the rigor of the Common Core State Standards called Perspectives for a Diverse America For even more ideas for discovering diverse literature that’s will pair with your curriculum, check out A More Diverse Reading List: Resources to Expand CCSS-aligned Texts compiled by Lee & Low Books. Where do you recommend teachers find lessons plans that align with their curriculum and incorporate diverse literature? Share with us! Jill Eisenberg, our Senior Literacy Expert, began her career teaching English as a Foreign Language to second through sixth graders in Yilan, Taiwan as a Fulbright Fellow. She went on to become a literacy teacher for third grade in San Jose, CA as a Teach for America corps member. She is certified in Project Glad instruction to promote English language acquisition and academic achievement. In her weekly column at The Open Book, she offers teaching and literacy tips for educators. SHARE THIS:

46

More

40

Related:

Join us at IRA 2011!

CCSS

Unpacking the Common Core Standards, Part 1: Thinking Horizontally

CULTURALLY RELEVANT LITERATURE

EDUCATORS

ELA COMMON CORE STANDARDS

Diversity in the news, February 2012

CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE LITERATURE

DIVERSE LITERATURE

MULTICULTURAL BOOKS

Pingback: Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-up of Online Reading 3/29/15 | the dirigible plum

Lydia Breiseth MARCH 30, 2015 AT 3:18 PM

Great list — thanks for pulling these together! I’d also like to share a resource we have posted on Colorin Colorado by ELL experts Drs. David & Yvonne Freeman. “Culturally Relevant Books in the ELL Classroom” is an excerpt from their book ‘English Language Learners: The Essential Guide and it offers a comprehensive set of tips for choosing culturally relevant books. The excerpt also includes a number of book recommendations and a rubric that teachers and students can use to determine whether a book is culturally relevant, as well as links to other resources. For additional great book recommendations, check out our multicultural booklists and author/illustrator interviews organized by topic for kids and teens! http://www.colorincolorado.org/article/40003/ http://www.colorincolorado.org/read/

Allen Evans MARCH 2, 2016 AT 3:02 PM

Readers might also be interested in the Notable Books for a Global Society list, published annually by the Children’s Literature and Reading SIG. http://www.clrsig.org

Debbie Solomon MARCH 2, 2016 AT 4:57 PM

Please check out my books that are being used for the global studies unit In the mandated NJ Social Studies curriculum in 2nd grade classrooms in NJ! Debbiesolomon.com

Pingback: Celebrate Diversity – ksumatbloggroup4

Pingback: What is Culturally Responsive Teaching? | Lee & Low Blog

Loading...

Where to Find Culturally Diverse Literature to Pair with Your Required

Contact Us About Us Testimonials Writers & Illustrators Request a Catalog A blog on race, diversity, education, and children's books. COMMON CORE ST...

191KB Sizes 2 Downloads 13 Views

Recommend Documents

Algebra | Browse categories to find your favorite literature genres
Download ebooks free Elem&Int Alg SStudy Pkg 9780131862449 by Angel PDF · read more · Reddit Books download Linear Algeb

Sales & Marketing | Browse categories to find your favorite literature
Mobile Ebooks El libro del marketing interactivo y la publicidad digital PDF by Eduardo . . . [et al. ] Liberos 97884735

Browse categories to find your favorite literature genres: Romance
Kindle ebooks: 52 Semanas Para Lograr Exito En Sus Ventas: Guia Para Aplicar Las Tecnicas Del Vendedor Numero UNO 847577

Browse categories to find your favorite literature genres: Romance
e-Book Box: El camino de los mitos II : ganadores del II Concurso de Poesía y Relatos Mitológicos de La Revelación by

Where to Find Free eBooks - Maine.gov
http://www.scribd.com. Millions of documents including books, short stories, poems, pamphlets, brochures and government

aacultwatch: Cult Where to Find (GB)
the list, as they say, goes on "ad infinitum"). In the case of AA members, these are free to go to whatever meetings the

Working with people from culturally and linguistically diverse
origin. This does not mean that the welfare and interests of the child should not be paramount in all decisions but rath

Challenges in Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Elementary
May 16, 2006 - The purpose was to identify the perspectives and actions of the school's mathematics specialist and the m

Managing a culturally diverse workforce: Diversity - eXtension
diversity paradigms (e.g., Thomas & Ely, 1996), but we are missing a comprehensive tool to measure strategic approaches

Where To Find Good Content To Import - LingQ Language Learning
That is a fantastic site. I'll be using that to import! October 2014 .... All are public domain books, all are divided n