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Multicultural Teaching : A Handbook of Activities, Information, and Resources,9780205346639

Multicultural Teaching : A Handbook of Activities, Information, and Resources

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Table of Contents

To the Reader... xix
Part I MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION: A FRAMEWORK 1(152)
How Can We Best Educate Children in Our Multiculture Today?
3(36)
How Multiculturalism Emerged in the United States
4(9)
Thinking in the Early Years
4(1)
Into the Twentieth Century
5(8)
Multicultural Education in the Twenty-First Century
13(13)
The Definition of Multicultural Education
14(3)
Concerns Related to Multicultural Education
17(5)
The Use of Appropriate Terminology
22(4)
Teaching in a Multiculture
26(9)
Assumptions
27(1)
Topics Related to Multicultural Teaching
28(6)
Using This Textbook
34(1)
Connections
35(1)
Follow-Through
35(1)
Endnotes
36(1)
Extensions
37(2)
How Do We Teach Multiculturally?
39(36)
What Is a Multicultural Curriculum?
39(6)
Outcomes Students Might Achieve
40(1)
Multicultural Objectives Fit across the Curriculum
41(1)
A Spiraling, Incremental Curriculum
42(1)
The ``Hidden Curriculum''
43(1)
Pitfalls to Avoid
44(1)
How Can We Affirm the Diversity of Our Students?
45(6)
A Student-Centered Approach
45(1)
The Important Early Years
46(2)
Student at Risk
48(2)
The Growing Need for Effective Teachers
50(1)
How Does a Teacher Promote Multiculturalism?
51(20)
Plan Multicultural Experiences
52(5)
Choose Other Supportive Strategies
57(5)
Develop Rapport through Reading Aloud
62(3)
Teach Behaviors That Promote the Goals of the EEE Model
65(1)
Engage Students with Computer-Based Learning
66(2)
Assess Student Progress
68(3)
Connections
71(1)
Follow-Through
71(1)
Endnotes
72(1)
Extensions
73(2)
How Can We Individualize Multicultural Instruction?
75(38)
Focused Curricular Studies
75(8)
Developing a Center
75(8)
Thematic Curricular Studies
83(1)
Selection of an Appropriate Theme
83(1)
Introduction of the Theme
84(8)
Planning Thematic Study across the Curriculum
88(4)
Multicultural Learning Modules
92(18)
Introduction to the Larger Study
92(1)
Resources for Student Use
93(2)
Preparation of the Module
95(15)
Connections
110(1)
Follow-Through
110(1)
Extensions
111(2)
How Can We Infuse Multicultural Concepts into the Total Curriculum?
113(40)
Multiculturalism in Art
114(6)
Planning Lessons
114(3)
Additional Multicultural Art Ideas
117(3)
Multiculturalism in Language Arts (Including Reading)
120(7)
Additional Multicultural Language Arts Ideas
124(3)
Multiculturalism in Mathematics
127(4)
Additional Multicultural Mathematics Ideas
130(1)
Multiculturalism in Music
131(3)
Additional Multicultural Music Ideas
133(1)
Multiculturalism in Physical Education
134(4)
Additional Multicultural Physical Education Ideas
136(2)
Multiculturalism in Science and Technology
138(4)
Additional Multicultural Science Ideas
140(2)
Multiculturalism in Social Studies
142(8)
Additional Multicultural Social Studies Ideas
147(3)
Connections
150(1)
Follow-Through
151(1)
Endnotes
152(1)
Extensions
152(1)
PART II MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION: TEACHING ACTIVITIES AND INFORMATION 153(252)
Who Are We?
155(40)
Everyone Is Special
156(7)
Special Days
156(1)
The ``Me'' Collage
156(2)
We All Belong to Many Groups
158(1)
Not Like Everyone Else
158(1)
Journals for Personal Writing
159(1)
My Lifeline
160(1)
Death and Grieving
160(1)
Personality Prints
161(1)
The Color of One's Skin
161(1)
Everyone Has Fears
162(1)
If I Were in Charge of the World
162(1)
Naming Ourselves
163(5)
Choosing Names
163(1)
My Name Design
164(1)
Popular Names
164(1)
Name Acrostic
165(1)
How to Translate Your Name
165(1)
Family Names
166(1)
Family Names in Different Cultures
166(1)
Origins of Names
167(1)
Study of Names
168(1)
Family Ties
168(6)
A Family Tree
168(1)
What Is Genealogy?
168(1)
Families Differ
169(1)
Defining a Family
170(1)
Family Legacies
170(1)
Getting Along in a Family
171(1)
Family Responsibilities
171(1)
Family Routines
172(1)
Two Mothers or Two Fathers
172(1)
Books about Different Family Arrangements
173(1)
Teaching Multiculturally around a Theme: Food
174(5)
Favorite Foods
175(1)
Food Diary
175(1)
The Science of Food
175(1)
Food around the world
176(1)
Sharing Food
177(1)
Class Recipe Book
177(1)
Holiday Food
177(1)
A Multicultural Menu
178(1)
Food History
178(1)
Eating Customs
178(1)
Sources for Further Study
178(1)
Multicultural Focus on a Group---Women: Searching for Equity
179(13)
A Gender-Fair Curriculum
180(1)
Beginning a Unit on Sex Equity
180(1)
Sex-Role Stereotypes
180(1)
What's a ``Woman's Job''?
181(1)
Comparing Accounts
181(1)
Take Our Daughters to Work Day
182(1)
A Female Perspective on History
182(1)
Women Put Their Stamp on History
183(1)
Women's Hall of Fame
183(1)
Trailblazers and Freedom Fighters
184(1)
Sports: Women in a Man's World
185(1)
Sexual Harassment
186(1)
Women's Suffrage
186(1)
Women in Folklore
187(1)
Featuring Women Artists
188(1)
Countering Sex Stereotypes in Children's Literature
188(1)
Analyzing Sexism in Books and Other Media
189(1)
Sex-Typed Play
189(1)
Positive Models in Books for Children
190(1)
Sources of Information for Teaching about Women: Searching for Equity
190(2)
Connections
192(1)
Follow-Through
192(1)
Extensions
192(3)
Where Do We Belong?
195(52)
Our Classroom Community
196(4)
Welcoming Students
196(1)
Getting to Know Each Other
196(1)
A Class Directory
196(1)
Mapping Our Origins
197(1)
Cooperation
197(1)
Cooperative Learning
198(1)
Who Needs Friends?
199(1)
The Unlikeliest of Friends
199(1)
Friendship
199(1)
Prejudice and Stereotypes
200(10)
Establishing a Baseline
200(1)
Stereotypes of Animals
201(1)
Comparing Stereotypes with Information
201(1)
If White Means Good, Then Black Means...
202(1)
Defining Stereotype
202(1)
Images of Native Americans
203(1)
Evaluating Books for Children
203(1)
Comparing Evaluations of Books
204(1)
How Does It Feel?
205(1)
Disability
205(2)
Including Students with Special Needs
207(1)
Intergenerational Relations
207(2)
Life in an Internment Camp
209(1)
Conflict and Change
210(5)
Managing Conflict
210(1)
Playing a Part
210(1)
Sample Topics for Role-Play
211(1)
Dealing with the Bully
211(1)
Facing Problems
212(1)
Gaining Perspective
212(2)
Racism and Prejudice
214(1)
Historical Racism
214(1)
The Long Struggle for African American Civil Rights
215(1)
Teaching Multiculturally around a Theme: Quilts
215(8)
What's in a Quilt?
216(1)
Quilts in History
216(1)
Underground Quilts
217(1)
Quilts Today
217(1)
The Meaning of Quilts
218(1)
Stories from around the World
218(1)
Hmong Traditions
219(1)
Amish Quilts
219(1)
Hawaiian Quilts
219(1)
Nine-Patch Math
220(1)
Quilt Quotes
220(1)
Faith Ringgold's Story Quilts
221(1)
Students Make Friendship Quilts
222(1)
Sources for Further Study
223(1)
Multicultural Focus on a Group---African Americans: Reclaiming Traditions
223(20)
Famous African Americans in History
223(1)
Special Days
224(1)
African American History
225(1)
Slavery and the Civil War
225(2)
The Underground Railroad
227(1)
Civil Rights Movement
228(1)
Learning Pride in One's Culture
228(1)
African American Folklore
229(1)
Positive Images of Black Families in Literature
230(1)
Black Voices in Poetry
231(1)
Questions of Identity
232(1)
Role Models
233(1)
Biographies of African Americans
233(2)
Featuring African American Authors for Children
235(1)
Featuring African American Illustrators
236(2)
Exploring Africa
238(2)
African Tales
240(1)
Sources for Information about Teaching about Africa and African Americans: Reclaiming Traditions
241(2)
Connections
243(1)
Follow-Through
243(1)
Extensions
243(4)
Why Do We Need Others?
247(50)
Your Neighborhood
248(6)
The Neighborhood
248(1)
A Neighborhood Map
249(1)
Comparing Perspectives
249(1)
A Neighborhood Collage
250(1)
A Place to Live
250(1)
A Community Guidebook
251(1)
Languages in Our Community
251(1)
Community History
251(1)
Interviewing: An Oral History Project
252(1)
A Community Time Line
253(1)
Personalizing History
253(1)
Community Action
254(1)
Contributions of Different Groups
254(7)
Writing an ``Autobiography''
254(1)
Immigrants and Refugees
255(1)
Assimilation or Acculturation
256(1)
Exploring Regions and Cultures
257(1)
Asian Americans: A Diverse Group
258(1)
Racial Identity: The Census
259(1)
Interracial Relations
259(1)
City Life
260(1)
We Are All Americans
261(1)
Recognizing Contributions of Others
261(1)
A Global Village
261(9)
Living in Other Countries
262(1)
Making Sense out of Population Figures
262(1)
Studying Population: Demography
263(1)
Dealing with Social Injustice and Global Conflict
263(1)
Middle East
264(1)
Varied Religions
265(1)
What Others Believe: Religions
266(1)
Music: A Universal Language
267(1)
Dance
268(1)
Rhythms for Movement
268(1)
Folk Music from around the World
268(1)
Sports and Games from Other Countries
269(1)
Human Needs
269(1)
Teaching Multiculturally around a Theme: Folklore
270(11)
Incorporating Western Folklore into the Classroom
271(1)
Writing from Folklore Models
271(1)
Folklore from Different Cultures
272(3)
What Is a Folklorist?
275(1)
Students Research Their Own Folklore
275(1)
Morals and Fables: Tales from Aesop
276(1)
A Multicultural Cinderella
276(2)
Storytelling: A Skill and an Art
278(1)
Featuring Gerald McDermott
279(1)
Sources for Further Study
280(1)
Multicultural Focus on a Group---Native Americans: Still Here
281(12)
Planning Your Study
281(1)
Native American Tribes
281(1)
Native Americans in the United States
282(1)
English Words from Native American Languages
283(1)
Other Gifts from the Native Americans
283(1)
Native American Place Names
284(1)
The ``New World'' in 1492
284(1)
What Happened to the Native Americans after 1492?
285(1)
How Indians Live Today
285(2)
Indian Leaders
287(1)
Native American Stories and Folktales
288(2)
Making Navajo Fry Bread
290(1)
Studying Native American Masks
290(1)
Native American Poetry
291(1)
A Mural of Native American Life
292(1)
A Culminating All-School Assembly
292(1)
Sources of Information for Teaching about Native Americans: Still Here
293(1)
Connections
293(1)
Follow-Through
294(1)
Extensions
294(3)
What Language Do We Speak?
297(48)
The Varieties of English
298(8)
Exploring Regional Dialects
298(1)
We All Speak Dialects
299(1)
British-American Differences
299(1)
Spelling across the Atlantic
300(1)
British English in Books
300(1)
Other Englishes
300(1)
Singing English
300(1)
Antique English
301(1)
Standardized Spelling
301(1)
The Language in the Dictionary
302(1)
Slang
302(1)
English Borrowings
303(1)
Why Do We Speak English?
303(1)
Students' Rights to Their Own Languages
304(1)
Considering Black English
304(1)
Origins of Black English
305(1)
Black English in Books
306(1)
The Many Language of the World
306(8)
Linguistic Diversity in the United States
307(1)
Discussing the Value of Knowing More Than One Language
307(1)
The Language Tree
308(1)
Exploring Different Languages
308(2)
Other Language Families
310(1)
English in Other Languages
310(1)
Languages in the World
310(1)
Languages in the Classroom
311(1)
Animals Speak Different Languages, Too
311(1)
Esperanto
312(1)
A Language of Hands
312(1)
American Sign Language
312(1)
Exploring Sign
313(1)
Support for Students Learning English
314(6)
Developing a Literacy Base
314(1)
Choral Speaking
315(1)
Language Experience Stories
315(1)
Wordless Books
316(1)
Tape-Assisted Reading
316(1)
Oral Practice
316(1)
Pattern Books
317(1)
Singing Along
317(1)
Class Log
317(1)
A Class Newspaper
318(1)
Students Can Help
318(1)
Guide for New Students
318(1)
ABC Books
318(1)
Categories
319(1)
Individualized Dictionaries
319(1)
Students Make Books
320(1)
Factors That Promote Language Learning: Summary
320(1)
Teaching Multiculturally around a Theme: Language Study
320(8)
Different Writing Systems
320(1)
Other Languages
321(1)
Origins of the Alphabet
321(1)
The Cherokee Syllabary
322(1)
What's a Word?
323(1)
Word Order
323(1)
Languages All Around Us
324(1)
Bilingual Books
324(1)
Translating Languages
325(1)
ABC Books for Vocabulary Development
325(1)
Where Do Words Come From?
325(1)
Eponyms
326(1)
Manipulating Language
326(1)
Idioms
326(1)
The Same Idea in Many Languages
327(1)
Sources for Further Study
327(1)
Multicultural Focus on a Group---Latinos: An Ethnolinguistic Group
328(12)
Spanish on the Map
328(1)
Spanish Names
328(1)
Comparing Phonemes and Graphemes
329(2)
Spanish Words You Know
331(1)
Spanish Borrowings
331(1)
Indian Borrowings
331(1)
Varieties of Spanish
331(1)
Learning about Latinos and Their Heritage
332(1)
Books in Spanish and English
333(2)
Developing Pride in Latino History and Culture
335(1)
The Color Wheel
336(1)
Review Charts
336(1)
Folklore in Spanish and English
337(1)
Latino Voices in Poetry
338(1)
Latinos in the New Millennium
339(1)
Student Projects
340(1)
Sources of Information for Teaching about Latinos: An Ethnolinguistic Group
340(1)
Connections
340(1)
Follow-Through
340(1)
Endnotes
341(1)
Extensions
341(4)
How Do We ``Celebrate'' Multiculturalism?
345(60)
Using the Calendar
346(2)
Displaying the Calendar
346(1)
Developing the Calendar
346(1)
Strategies for Using the Calendar
347(1)
Letters
348(1)
Great Interviews
348(1)
Multimedia Presentation
348(1)
The Time Machine
348(1)
The Months of the Year
348(43)
September Activities
349(2)
October Activities
351(4)
November Activities
355(3)
December Activities
358(4)
January Activities
362(3)
February Activities
365(5)
March Activities
370(2)
April Activities
372(5)
May Activities
377(3)
June Activities
380(3)
July Activities
383(2)
August Activities
385(3)
Movable Holidays
388(1)
Variable Holidays---Activities
389(2)
Teaching Multiculturally around a Theme: Time
391(4)
Marking Time
391(1)
How Calendars Developed
392(1)
The Christian Church Calendar
392(1)
The Hebrew Calendar
393(1)
The Islamic Calendar
393(1)
The Chinese Calendar
393(1)
The Aztec Calendar
394(1)
Sources for Further Study
395(1)
Multicultural Focus on a Group---Jewish Americans: Living in a ``Christian'' Country
395(7)
The Jewish Immigration to the United States
396(1)
Jewish Life and Customs
396(1)
Invisible to History
397(1)
The Holocaust
397(1)
The Life and Diary of Anne Frank
398(1)
Never Forget
399(1)
What Would You Do?
399(1)
The ``Problem'' of Christmas
400(1)
Jewish Folklore
400(1)
Stories within Stories
401(1)
Sources of Information for Teaching about Jewish Americans: Living in a ``Christian'' Country
401(1)
Connections
402(1)
Follow-Through
402(1)
Extensions
403(2)
PART III MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION: PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL GROWTH 405(14)
How Can We Continue to Expand Our Knowledge Base?
407(12)
Reflection: What Have You Learned?
407(6)
When Did We Begin Addressing Multicultural Education?
408(1)
The Professionalization of Teaching
409(1)
Schools as Centers of Inquiry
410(1)
How Am I Doing? Self-Assessment
411(2)
How Can We Grow Professionally?
413(4)
Become a Reader
414(2)
Share Your Reading with Your Students
416(1)
Connections
417(1)
Follow-Through
417(1)
Endnotes
417(1)
An Afterword
418(1)
Index 419


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