Reading between the lines : activities for developing social awareness literacy /

This book presents the work from a selection of contributors who aim to provide educators with hands-on activities to encourage reflection, awareness, and dialogue related to social justice issues. Highlighting the need for teachers to intentionally create spaces where students from all backgrounds...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Ebook Library
Other Authors: Cushner, Kenneth (Editor), Dowdy, Joanne Kilgour (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2014.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Joanne Kilgour Dowdy
  • Addressing social justice through literacy
  • Activity #1 Read a book, watch a movie : exploring the dynamics of social justice through literature and film / Tiffany Powell-Lambright
  • Activity #2 Using children's literature to explore positive gender role models / Michelle J. Sobolak and April A. Mattix
  • Activity #3 Wearing your words : teaching language equity and appropriateness / Jennifer M. Cunningham
  • Activity #4 Attitude check : students interpret texts from multiple perspectives / Joanne Kilgour Dowdy
  • Activity #5 Using picture books to introduce and extend student understanding of social justice / William Bintz
  • Activity #6 Sing, dance, act, paint or draw! : active knowledge through performance book reports / Teresa J. Rishel
  • Activity #7 Multicultural literature as a prompt for teaching about social justice / Claudette Thompson
  • Activity #8 Can creative writing be taught? / Mel Glenn
  • Activity #9 "Pump it up" writing prompt activity / Joanne Kilgour Dowdy
  • Activity #10 Sentence dissection / Andrea Honigsfeld
  • Activity #11 Teaching peace literacy through literature : a lesson on skin / Sandra Golden
  • Activity #12 Using reading logs to motivate English language learners from multicultural backgrounds to read and write / Yang Gao
  • Activity #13 Creating shared narratives : using language, conflict and choice to break down cross-cultural barriers / Gabriel Swarts
  • Activity #14 Online autobiographies and discussions in global and multicultural teacher education : a safe place to discuss culture, identify power & privilege / Brad Maguth and Misato Yamaguchi
  • Activity #15 Homegrown heroes and local folks : transdisciplinary teaching opportunities / Margaret-Mary Sulentic Dowell and Leah Katherine Saal
  • Addressing social justice through co-curricular areas
  • Activity #16 Widen the lens : expanding the occupational opportunities for students with disabilities / Patrick J. O'Connor
  • Activity #17 "Box it" : resources are limited : creativity is unlimited / Davison Mupinga
  • Activity #18 Giving voice to the moving body through pictures and drawings / Jennifer L. Fisette
  • Activity #19 Examining culturally relevant pedagogy within physical education / Takahiro Sato and Jennifer L. Fisette
  • Activity #20 Examining sports in the media : what does the media actually cover in sports, and could it influence the learning environment in my gymnasium? / Jamie P. Ganz
  • Activity #21 Boosting social and historical imagination through process drama / Gumiko Monobe
  • Activity #22 The personal collage and director's concept board exercises for an introduction to theatre class / Yuko Kurahashi
  • Activity #23 Out in the field : transforming pre-service art educators through field and other experiences / Linda Hoeptner Poling and Juliann Dorff
  • Activity #24 Using metaphor to communicate meaning through a visual / Dillon Sedar
  • Activity #25 Interpreting artworks through the "question tableau" : cultivating community in the art classroom / Eryc M.P. Watson
  • Activity #26 A model for environmental literacy and social justice : tourism in the Bahamas / Sonya L. Wisdom and Thalia Micklewhite.