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Selection and Evaluation of Culturally Responsive Textbook Materials for Literacy Instruction
- Analyze textbooks for authentic inclusion of diverse cultures.
- Analyze textbook selection processes by school, district, and state.
- Examine the needs of learners with regard to culture, gender, age, and stages of development.
- Describe the advantages of having different cultures represented in the classroom.
Selection and Evaluation of Culturally Responsive Non-Textbook Materials for Literacy Instruction
- Identify guidelines to be used for selecting non-textbook materials, including trade books, software, and web-based materials.
- Analyze criteria for selecting multicultural literature for classroom use.
- Create a plan for collaborating with school librarians or media specialists as resources for materials selection.
Instructional Methods for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
- Examine Common Core or other state standards related to literacy instruction for English language learners.
- Identify state and federal mandates for organizing literacy instruction for English language learners.
- Design literacy instruction for English language learners, using research-based models.
- Identify methods of differentiating instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse learners.
Writing Instruction for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
- Examine research-based methods of writing instruction.
- Examine stages of writing development.
- Design writing activities for culturally and linguistically diverse learners.
Selecting Materials and Methods Appropriate for the Classroom, School, and Community
- Describe your vision of a culturally responsive classroom including the methods and materials you would use.
- Evaluate community demographic information to discern the community’s cultural and linguistic diversity.
- Create a plan for communicating materials and methods selection to the community.
- Recommend reading instructional methods and materials that represent your vision of a culturally responsive classroom.
- All objectives apply.
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