TITLE

USING READ-ALOUDS WITH CULTURALLY SENSITIVE CHILDREN'S BOOKS: A STRATEGY THAT CAN LEAD TO TOLERANCE AND IMPROVED READING SKILLS

AUTHOR(S)
Morgan, Hani
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Reading Improvement;Spring2009, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the use of read-alouds with culturally sensitive children's books in improving reading skills and tolerance. The author claims that culturally sensitive children's book can aid students to develop positive cross cultural attitudes and to help children of different backgrounds feel included. The author also discusses how teachers reading aloud can benefit students and offers suggestions for choosing children's books.
ACCESSION #
37551995

 

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