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the expanding canon teaching multicultural literature
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Reader Response: Pat Mora and James Welch Reader Response: Keith Gilyard and Mourning Dove Inquiry: Rudolfo Anaya and James Baldwin Inquiry: Tomás Rivera and Esmeralda Santiago Cultural Studies: Ishmael Reed and Graciela Limón Cultural Studies: N. Scott Momaday and Russell Leong Critical Pedagogy: Octavia E. Butler and Ruthanne Lum McCunn Critical Pedagogy: Abiodun Oyewole and Lawson Fusao Inada
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The Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature


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Session 1: Reader Response - Pat Mora and James Welch

Theory Overview
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans 1
Lesson Plans 2
Teaching Strategies
Sustained Silent Reading
Identifying Compelling Lines from the Text
Publishing Student Writing
Authors and Literary Works
Author: Pat Mora
Work: My Own True Name
Author: James Welch
Work: The Death of Jim Loney
Resources
Theory
Teaching Strategies
Authors and Literary Works
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Session 2: Reader Response - Keith Gilyard and Mourning Dove

Theory Overview
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans 1
Lesson Plans 2
Teaching Strategies
Annotating Text
Small Peer Group Discussions
Using Visual Imagery to Respond to Texts
Finding Evidence in Texts
Lodge Activity
Authors and Literary Works
Author: Keith Gilyard
Work: Poemographies
Author: Mourning Dove
Work: Coyote Stories
Resources
Theory
Teaching Strategies
Authors and Literary Works
top Additional Resources

Session 3: Inquiry - Rudolfo Anaya and James Baldwin

Theory Overview
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans 1
Lesson Plans 2
Teaching Strategies
Asking: Finding Inquiry Topics and Questions
Investigating: Collecting and Working with Information
Creating: Making Presentations
Reflecting and Transforming: Writing, Thinking, and Acting on the Inquiry Process
Authors and Literary Works
Author: Rudolfo Anaya
Work: Bless Me, Ultima
Author: James Baldwin
Work: The Fire Next Time, "Sonny's Blues," and "The Rockpile"
Resources
Theory
Teaching Strategies
Authors and Literary Works
top Additional Resources

Session 4: Inquiry - Tomás Rivera and Esmeralda Santiago

Theory Overview
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans 1
Lesson Plans 2
Teaching Strategies
Asking: Finding Inquiry Topics and Questions
Investigating: Collecting and Working with Information
Creating: Making Presentations
Reflecting and Transforming: Writing, Thinking, and Acting on the Inquiry Process
Authors and Literary Works
Author: Tomás Rivera
Work: ...y no se lo tragū la tierra (...And the Earth Did Not Devour Him)
Author: Esmeralda Santiago
Work: When I Was Puerto Rican
Resources
Theory
Teaching Strategies
Authors and Literary Works
top Additional Resources

Session 5: Cultural Studies - Ishmael Reed and Graciela Limón

Theory Overview
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans 1
Lesson Plans 2
Teaching Strategies
Choral Reading
Literature Circles
Coding
Questioning
Bilingual and Intertextual Reading
Authors and Literary Works
Author: Ishmael Reed
Work: "Railroad Bill, A Conjure Man"
Author: Graciela Limón
Work: Erased Faces
Resources
Theory
Teaching Strategies
Authors and Literary Works
top Additional Resources

Session 6: Cultural Studies- N. Scott Momaday and Russell Leong

Theory Overview
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans 1
Lesson Plans 2
Teaching Strategies
Cultural Artifacts
Group Research
Cultural Immersion
Renga
Authors and Literary Works
Author: N. Scott Momaday
Work: The Way to Rainy Mountain
Author: Russell Leong
Work: "Aerogrammes"
Resources
Theory
Teaching Strategies
Authors and Literary Works
top Additional Resources

Session 7: Critical Pedagogy- Octavia E. Butler and Ruthanne Lum McCunn

Theory Overview
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans 1
Lesson Plans 2
Teaching Strategies
News Groups / Public Letters
Cultural Exchange
Group Persona / Tea Party
Personal Essay
Authors and Literary Works
Author: Octavia E. Butler
Work: Parable of the Sower
Author: Ruthanne Lum McCunn
Work: Thousand Pieces of Gold
Resources
Theory
Teaching Strategies
Authors and Literary Works
top Additional Resources

Session 8: Critical Pedagogy- Abiodun Oyewole and Lawson Fusao Inada

Theory Overview
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans 1
Lesson Plans 2
Teaching Strategies
Political Poems
Performance and Publishing
Roundtable Discussion
Found Poems
Authors and Literary Works
Author: Abiodun Oyewole
Work: "On the Subway" and "Jones Comin' Down"
Author: Lawson Fusao Inada
Work: Legends From Camp
Resources
Theory
Teaching Strategies
Authors and Literary Works
top Additional Resources

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