Adolescent and Multi-Cultural Literature


This course explores quality adolescent literature for modeling the reading and writing of varied genres, including fiction and nonfiction. Research-based vocabulary and comprehension strategies, selecting quality literature, and engaging students through writing in response to literature will be emphasized. This course is designed to help the middle level educator expand his/her cultural horizons and be able to discuss the cultural themes of literature with their students. The course will cover the characteristics of many diverse cultures including African, African American, Asian, Bosnian, Latino, Native American, and Middle Eastern.




Graduate Education