All students need access to books in which they can see themselvesanot just their physical appearance, but their culture and language, as well. Multicultural Literature and Response: Affirming Diverse Voices was written to help teachers and librarians find and use the best multicultural books in the service of reading comprehension and more. Underscoring the necessity of selecting quality literature that authentically, sensitively, and accurately portrays different groups, the book defines multicultural literature and provides a strong argument for its importance in schools and libraries. Expert contributors guide users to multicultural authors and illustrators who portrays U.S. ethnic and cultural groups, and they suggest ways to integrate this literature with writing, fluency development, storytelling, and audiovisuals. Extensive lists of books and websites that feature multicultural literature, as well as of authors, illustrators, and publishers of multicultural literature, make it easy to include such works in programs across the curriculum.Evidence-based instruction in reading: A professional development guide to fluency. Boston, MA: ... RESOURCES Bus Songs: Lyrics, videos and music for childrena#39;s nursery rhymes and songs, http://www .bussongs.com * Hebrew Songs , anbsp;...
|Title||:||Multicultural Literature and Response: Affirming Diverse Voices|
|Author||:||Lynn Atkinson Smolen, Ruth A. Oswald Ph.D.|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2010-12-22|