Inclusive Literature and a  Balanced Collection 09/20/11 "Through the Eyes of a Child" Norton, 8th ed.  - Profes...
Final Thoughts:  Street Literature - respect the genre and the students that love to read the books - communicate with you...
Inclusive Literature Jewish GLBT Arabic Disability 09/20/11 "Through the Eyes of a Child" Norton, 8th ed.  - Pro...
Is Your Collection Balanced? 09/20/11 "Through the Eyes of a Child" Norton, 8th ed.  - Professor K.C. Boyd
Do You Have a Balanced Collection? <ul><li>Does this collection of books lead my students to believe that </li></ul><ul><l...
Do You Have a Balanced Collection? 7. Does this collection of books lead my students to associate certain lifestyles with ...
Follow the Drinking Gourd <ul><li>1. Create a lesson activity for a grade of your choice </li></ul><ul><li>2. Include a ti...
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  1. 1. Inclusive Literature and a Balanced Collection 09/20/11 &quot;Through the Eyes of a Child&quot; Norton, 8th ed. - Professor K.C. Boyd
  2. 2. Final Thoughts: Street Literature - respect the genre and the students that love to read the books - communicate with your school administrator that these books are in the collection - organize your selection committee - If in doubt: ask, read it yourself or don’t circulate the book - Create a ‘Google Alert’ for Urban Fiction/Street Literature - Use ‘Google Reader’ - befriend others that support the genre (i.e. blogs, social media, listservs etc.) 09/20/11 &quot;Through the Eyes of a Child&quot; Norton, 8th ed. - Professor K.C. Boyd
  3. 3. Inclusive Literature Jewish GLBT Arabic Disability 09/20/11 &quot;Through the Eyes of a Child&quot; Norton, 8th ed. - Professor K.C. Boyd
  4. 4. Is Your Collection Balanced? 09/20/11 &quot;Through the Eyes of a Child&quot; Norton, 8th ed. - Professor K.C. Boyd
  5. 5. Do You Have a Balanced Collection? <ul><li>Does this collection of books lead my students to believe that </li></ul><ul><li>children from a certain cultural group live exclusively in </li></ul><ul><li>urban or rural areas? </li></ul><ul><li>2. Does this collection of books lead my students to beliefs that </li></ul><ul><li>children from a certain group live and dress in ways that people </li></ul><ul><li>Did in the past? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Does this collection lead my students to believe that children </li></ul><ul><li>from certain groups are economically disadvantaged? </li></ul><ul><li>4. Does this collection of books lead my students to perceive </li></ul><ul><li>groups such as Asian Americans, Hispanics, Latino Americans, </li></ul><ul><li>Native Americans as undifferentiated groups? </li></ul><ul><li>5. Does this collection of books lead my students to associate </li></ul><ul><li>certain occupations with certain groups of people? </li></ul>09/20/11 &quot;Through the Eyes of a Child&quot; Norton, 8th ed. - Professor K.C. Boyd
  6. 6. Do You Have a Balanced Collection? 7. Does this collection of books lead my students to associate certain lifestyles with certain groups of people? 8. Does this collection of multicultural books represent a wide selection of books from varied genres? 9. Are there adequate numbers of books to ensure that students have access to multicultural literature during independent reading time? 09/20/11 &quot;Through the Eyes of a Child&quot; Norton, 8th ed. - Professor K.C. Boyd
  7. 7. Follow the Drinking Gourd <ul><li>1. Create a lesson activity for a grade of your choice </li></ul><ul><li>2. Include a title and 3 objectives for your lesson </li></ul><ul><li>3. Use print and/or electronic media </li></ul><ul><li>4. The project can have a art or musical influence/theme </li></ul><ul><li>5. Tie in a language arts, science, social studies or math activity for this lesson </li></ul><ul><li>(i.e. hands on activity, short answer worksheet, extended response etc.) </li></ul>09/20/11 &quot;Through the Eyes of a Child&quot; Norton, 8th ed. - Professor K.C. Boyd

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