Date of Award/Publication
MS in Literacy Education
Gloria E. Jacobs
In order to empower students as readers, teachers need to provide them with culturally relevant literature that they can see themselves in. Educators first need to be made aware of culturally relevant literature, to make it available to their students. important, and ways to use it during instruction. This paper looks at the components of culturally relevant literature, why using it in the classroom is The action research that followed taught two classroom teachers how to identify culturally relevant literature, and it was brought to their attention that all students regardless of their culture need exposure to diversity. At the end of the study, both participants articulated that they would now consider culturally relevant criteria when buying books for their classroom libraries.
Ouimet, Alysse, "Culturally Relevant Literature How to Identify and Use Culturally Relevant Literature" (2011). Education Masters. Paper 15.
Please note that the Recommended Citation provides general citation information and may not be appropriate for your discipline. To receive help in creating a citation based on your discipline, please visit http://libguides.sjfc.edu/citations.