Exploring Diversity: Literature Themes and Activities for Grades 48

Exploring Diversity: Literature Themes and Activities for Grades 48

by Jean E Brown, Elaine C. Stephens
     
 

Help students explore their own identity through fiction, biographies, and autobiographies; examine their most significant relationships (i.e., with family members and friends); and learn about different racial, ethnic, and cultural traditions through contemporary realistic fiction and historical fiction. Brown and Stephens also describe outstanding books and

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Help students explore their own identity through fiction, biographies, and autobiographies; examine their most significant relationships (i.e., with family members and friends); and learn about different racial, ethnic, and cultural traditions through contemporary realistic fiction and historical fiction. Brown and Stephens also describe outstanding books and authors that enhance the perspective of diversity, and they address controversial issues related to the use of multicultural literature. Grades 4-8.

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A monograph on Barbilian spaces including a short historical perspective and recent results, some of which are original. Boskoff (mathematics, Institute for basic Research, Monteroduni, Italy) covers projective and hyperbolic geometry; Barbilian spaces and S-Barbilian spaces; special Barbilian spaces and the Tzitzeica Configuration; geodesics in Barbilian spaces; Lagrangean structures, convex geometry, and natural Barbilian spaces; and Riemannian structure for natural Barbilian spaces. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563083228
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
04/15/1996
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
8.57(w) x 10.99(h) x 0.57(d)
Age Range:
9 - 13 Years

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