ERIC Number: ED405600
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Making Connections: Literature as a Basis for Multiple Perspectives and Interdisciplinary Education. Revised Edition.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
This booklet presents a description of Making Connections, a multicultural core curriculum program, and a list of recommended literature for interdisciplinary units. The first section discusses materials, using the Making Connections program, integrating relevant content areas, the stages of the research process, assessment, and making connections using the historical novel "Friedrich." The remainder of the booklet presents an approximately 250-item annotated list of recommended children's literature suitable for use in interdisciplinary units, arranged into sections on kindergarten-first grade, second grade, third grade, United States history in the upper grades, fifth grade, sixth grade, multicultural books for all ages, and reference book collections for children. (RS)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Core Curriculum, Elementary Education, History Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Multicultural Education, Program Descriptions, United States History, Whole Language Approach
Instructional Publications Bookstore, Room 608, 131 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.