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 7 Cultural Studies: Octavia E. Butler and Ruthanne Lum McCunn - Resources

Critical Pedagogy Theory
Teaching Strategies
Authors and Literary Works
Additional Resources


REFLECTION - Interactive Forum

Explore two poems using four approaches.


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Additional Resources

Cheung, King-Kok (ed). An Interethnic Companion to Asian American Literature. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
This collection introduces readers to the works of American authors of various Asian ethnic backgrounds.

Freedman, Sarah Warshauer, et al (eds). Inside City Schools: Investigating Literacy in Multicultural Classrooms. New York: Teachers College Press, 1999.
This report by a team of teacher-researchers from Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and New Orleans, focuses on issues of literacy in ethnically diverse classrooms.

Perry, Theresa (ed). Teaching Malcolm X. New York: Routledge, 1996.
This anthology of writings discusses the teaching of Malcolm X's work to students of all levels.

Reed, Ishmael (ed). Multi-America:Essays on Cultural Wars & Cultural Peace. New York: Viking, 1997.
This collection of essays introduces readers to the many voices of multi-ethnic America and includes selections on assimilation, racial conflict, the gay rights movement, and stereotyping.

Film and Video

Becoming American:The Chinese Experience. PBS/ Public Affairs Television, 2003.
This Bill Moyers special examines the complex history of Chinese immigration to the United States.


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