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Teaching Multicultural Literature : A Workshop for the Middle Grades
Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4 Workshop 5 Workshop 6 Workshop 7 Workshop 8
Workshop 4: Research and Discovery - An Na, Edwidge Danticat, Laurence Yep, and more
Overview
Authors and Literary Works
Video Summary
Teaching Strategies
Commentary
Student Work
Poem 1
Poem 2
Poem 3
Poem 4
Resources
Interactive Workbook -- Explore two poems using strategies from these workshops. Go.
Teacher-Talk -- Share your views on the discussion board. Go.


Student Work

This section features drafts of "Where I'm From" poems written by Kathryn Mitchell Pierce's students in Workshop video 4. The students were asked to write from the point of view of the main character in their novel. (See Teaching Strategies: "Where I'm From?" Poems.)

As you review the student's work, consider the following questions:
  • What do you notice that this student did well?

  • What questions might you ask this student about his or her work?

Share your answers and read those of other workshop participants at Teacher-Talk.


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