All For The Children: Multicultural Essentials of Literature / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
This innovative text addresses the most current issues in children's literature, particularly cultural diversity and multiculturalism. It seeks to define, compare, contrast and apply various genre as it can be integrated within a regular elementary curriculum setting. The emergence of children's literature that is multicultural is clearly explained while connections to theories of child development are made. Also included are various curricular applications of multicultural literature in lesson plan format, which are activity based and student-centered.
About the Author
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, .Elementary Education Department .Edinboro, PA
Table of Contents
Children's Literature: A History and Definition. Why is Children's Literature Important? What is the History Behind Multicultural Children's Literature. Children's Literature: A Genre of It's Own. Integration of Children's Literature That is Multicultural. What is Multiculturalism? Selecting and Evaluating Children's Literature that is Multicultural. Curricular Applications of Multicultural Literature. Promoting Positive Self-Esteem. Recognizing Similarities and Differences. Accepting Cultural Pluralism. Seeing Diversity in Families. Developing Values. Communicating and Problem Solving. Determining Group and Set Membership. Appendix. Index.