Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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Reader Response: Pat Mora and James Welch Reader Response: Keith Gilyard and Mourning Dove Inquiry: Rudolfo Anaya and James Baldwin Inquiry: Tomás Rivera and Esmeralda Santiago Cultural Studies: Ishmael Reed and Graciela Limón Cultural Studies: N. Scott Momaday and Russell Leong Critical Pedagogy: Octavia E. Butler and Ruthanne Lum McCunn Critical Pedagogy: Abiodun Oyewole and Lawson Fusao Inada
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Session 1 Cultural Studies: Pat Mora and James Welch - Resources

Reader-Response Theory
Teaching Strategies
Authors and Literary Works
Additional Resources


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Teaching Strategies

Daniels, Harvey and Marilyn Bizar. "Representing to Learn." In Methods That Matter: Six Structures for Best Practice Classrooms. York, ME: Stenhouse, 1998.
This essay provides tips and strategies for teachers in reader-response classrooms.

Harvey, Karen, Lisa D. Harjo, and Lynda Welborn. How to Teach About American Indians: A Guide for the School Library Media Specialist. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1995.
This book offers a Native American perspective on teaching Native American issues across the curriculum.

Keene, Ellin Oliver and Susan Zimmermann. Mosaic of Thought: Teaching Comprehension in a Reader's Workshop. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1997.
This book offers strategies and tips for discussing readers' issues in class.

Livdahl, Barbara Smith, et al. Stories From Response-Centered Classrooms: Speaking, Questioning, and Theorizing From the Center of the Action. New York: Teachers College Press, 1995.
This book presents reflections on teaching with reader-response strategies.

Witalec, Janet. Native North American Literary Companion. Detroit:
Visible Ink Press, 1995.
This book offers background information for readers of Native American texts.

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