ERIC Number: ED423552
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Multicultural Children's Literature in the Elementary Classroom. ERIC Digest.
Arguing that schools need to prepare all children to become competent citizens and to create an environment that fosters mutual understanding, this Digest discusses multicultural children's literature in the elementary classroom. It discusses the importance of multicultural children's literature and presents guidelines for selecting multicultural children's literature. The Digest also lists specialized selection sources and review journals, and offers web addresses of selected lists/awards dealing with multicultural children's literature. Contains seven references. (RS)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Classroom Environment, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Multicultural Education, Reading Material Selection, Scholarly Journals
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Indiana University, 2805 E. 10th Street, Suite 150, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.