Wednesday, March 5, 2008

KVS: Selecting Supportive Materials

Chapter 5

Invite students to use their:
  • social
  • cultural
  • linguistic resources to...
  1. construct
  2. negotiate
  3. interrogate meaning
Select texts that:
  • reflect cultural and linguistic diversity
  • represent diverse perspectives, purposes, authorial positions in a range of genres
  • encourage students to become readers of visual images, music, intonation, etc...
also consider CL approach - texts that encourage
  • disrupt the commonplace
  • consider multiple viewpoints
  • focus on sociopolitical
  • Take Action
See the checklist on page 80 for selecting diverse texts

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