Multicultural and Multilingual Literacy and Language

Multicultural and Multilingual Literacy and Language

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Within a clear conceptual framework, this book explores ways that teachers, reading specialists, administrators, and teacher educators can provide more effective literacy instruction to K-9 students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. Cutting-edge theory and research is interwoven with detailed case studies that bring to life the complexities of teaching in today's multicultural and multilingual classroom. Topics covered include:

* How and why culture matters in literacy instruction
* Drawing on students' multiple literacies in the classroom
* Motivating and engaging English-language learners
* Steps that teachers can take to heighten their cultural awareness and skills
* Tapping into family and community resources for literacy learning

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Author Fenice Boyd et al
Publisher Guilford Press
Publication Date 2003
Edition No
Pages 338
ISBN13 9781572309616