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Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction

1st Edition

eISBN-13: 9781452284736

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"Dispels the myths regarding culturally diverse learners and provides concrete strategies that any teacher can easily implement. The book contains current research from the most reputable sources in the field and is a must-read for every teacher."
—Akina Luckett-Canty, Special Education Teacher
Brighton Middle School, Birmingham, AL

"This text addresses the literacy needs of learners who have been ′left behind.′"
—Ursula Thomas-Fair, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education
University of West Georgia

Give students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds the literacy skills to succeed!

All students bring unique cultural and language experiences to their learning. Offering perspectives from experts in diversity and literacy, this clearly organized, comprehensive resource illustrates how teachers can improve reading achievement for students from diverse backgrounds by combining research-supported best practices with culturally responsive instruction.

Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction connects students′ backgrounds, interests, and experiences to the standards-based curriculum. Teachers will find effective practices to help plan, implement, manage, and evaluate literacy instruction for students with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This book provides:

A range of interventions that support five critical areas of reading instruction—phonemic awareness, phonics/decoding, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehensionLearning materials that take advantage of multicultural literature, themes, and topicsGuidelines for helping students connect language and literacy tasks to their own cultural knowledge and experiences

Make a significant difference in all your students′ reading success with effective, culturally responsive teaching practices!

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ISBNs 9781412957748, 9781412957748, 9781412957748, 9781412957731, 9781452284736, 9781452212524, 1452284733
Language English
Number of Pages 208
Edition 1st