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Gates, Pamela S.; Hall Mark, Dianne L. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2010
As multicultural education is becoming integral to the core curriculum, teachers often implement this aspect into their courses through literature. However, standards and criteria to teach and promote active discussion about this literature are sparse. This book introduces pre-service and experienced teachers to the use of literature to promote…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Core Curriculum, Multicultural Education, Picture Books
Greenleaf, Connie; Gee, Mary Kay – 1997
This guide is a proposed unit of instruction for a class composed of adults needing to improve their reading skills. The components include five key concepts with related content goals and adult basic education (ABE) student objectives. The key concepts are as follows: (1) there are many types of homes in the world; (2) people build different…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Behavioral Objectives
Salminen, Jane – 1998
Wordless picture books are a gift to the student of English as a Second Language (ESL). A strong story line is delivered through illustrations which are thoughtfully prepared. These books free the ESL student to draw from personal experience and write the story at his own ability level from personal vocabulary. Self-expression and creative…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Creativity
Mahony, Elizabeth – 1998
This paper contains bibliographies of Latin American fiction and classroom applications for use in a 3-week unit in an introduction to fiction class. Section 1 discusses background research, selection of materials, choice of authors, translation issues, and plans for future study and course development. Section 2 contains an annotated bibliography…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Course Content, Fiction, Foreign Countries
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Education, Raleigh. – 1990
An annotated bibliography and advisory list of instructional media for the social studies has been designed to identify competency goals for a new competency-based curriculum. The grade range is noted at the end of each entry and indicates the general interest grade level and the specific grades and competency goals to which the materials relate…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials
Macheski, Cecilia; And Others – 1988
Intended for instructors, this handbook is to be used with "Thinking Critically" (Second Edition) and is divided into four sections. Part 1 (Using "Thinking Critically") is designed to give practical strategies for applying the material in "Thinking Critically." A summary of key ideas and terms for each chapter is provided as well as suggestions…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Processes, Critical Thinking, Higher Education
South Bay Cooperative Library System, San Jose, CA. – 1986
Curricula for public library use instruction designed for limited-English-proficient (LEP) students are presented. Lessons are included for each of four instructional levels, and each lesson assumes that the student may have exposure to only one lesson. These basic concepts are covered: (1) information on all subjects is available at the public…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Difficulty Level, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Civil Rights and Intercultural Relations. – 1986
Instructional materials for use during Black History Month in elementary and secondary schools are compiled in this booklet. Background information, instructional activities, and resources for classroom use are included for all disciplines. The materials are designed to reflect the relationship between past and present events in African and…
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black History, Black Influences, Elementary Secondary Education
Weil, Frederick D., Comp.; Dobratz, Betty A., Comp. – 1984
Designed to accompany the course syllabi, this five-section bibliography cites over 1,500 books, textbooks, and journal articles for teaching political sociology at the university level. Section I, on general works, contains two categories of resources: materials on the theory of political sociology and general collections and texts. Section 2…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Political Science, Political Socialization
Chilcoat, George W. – 1984
The study of popular music can be an effective method of examining social and cultural life. Popular music emphasizes the variety of human existence, goals, outlooks, and biases. A pervading theme in popular American music between 1959 and 1984 has been the theme of "America." Over 200 songs reflect personal, social, and political concerns about…
Descriptors: American Studies, Attitudes, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness
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Chapman, Anne – Resources for Feminist Research/Documentation sur la Recherche Feministe, 1981
Bibliographies, abstracts, curriculum materials, periodicals, and services focusing on women are included in this annotated bibliography, intended for high school teachers. (RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Females, Feminism, High Schools
Totten, Sam – Georgia Social Science Journal, 1985
Oral histories and interviews provide an objective and bias-free method for teaching about nuclear warfare. An annotated listing of oral histories and interviews that can be used with secondary and colleges level students is provided. (RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Interviews
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Hobbs, Jim – School Science and Mathematics, 1985
Following background information on Rubik's Cube, a bibliography of print materials and computer software useful in using the cube in mathematics and science instruction is presented. (MNS)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Software, Geometric Concepts, Instructional Materials
Schlichter, Carol L. – Gifted Child Today (GCT), 1992
This article describes 16 children's books that are suggested to help students develop their creative writing skills, including the use of parody, satire, similes, hyperbole, and point of view. Each book's description is accompanied by suggestions for using the book to stimulate creative writing. (DB)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Classroom Techniques, Creative Writing
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Barnes, Buckley R. – Social Education, 1991
Recommends using children's literature to teach cultural pluralism in early childhood and in elementary social studies programs. Delineates anthropological concepts and suggests a list of children's books that may be helpful for teaching these concepts. A 21-item bibliography is included. (NL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Anthropology, Childhood Attitudes, Childrens Literature
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