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Multicultural Folktales

Author : Judy Sierra
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Includes twenty-five tales from Europe, Asia, West Africa, and North America for children ages two to seven, and provides instructions for using flannel boards and puppets

Multicultural Folktales

Author : Suzanne I. Barchers
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Presents forty short scripts adapted from folktales from thirty different countries around the world that are intended for use in elementary school settings.

Multicultural Fables and Fairy Tales

Author : Tara McCarthy
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Recounts 24 fairy tales with accompanying teaching suggestions and activity sheets.

Mapping the Broad Field of Multicultural and Intercultural Education Worldwide

Author : Gunther Dietz
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The issues which are discussed in the 29 chapters of this volume address core matters with respect to modern diverse societies. The most important relate to the following: the societal needs of migrant populations and the educational needs of their children; the exclusivist policies which usually impact upon migrant groups; the need to enrich school texts and curricula with new intercultural and citizenship dimensions; the importance of integrating the notion of Paideia within the school ethos and educational programmes. This volume has a dual aim. The first aim is to envisage the field of Multicultural and Intercultural Education from different disciplines at the international level, describing the new educational and social conditions that have been created by recent migration and identifying new trends in the field. The second aim is to highlight the importance of Multicultural and Intercultural Education in the development of a new citizen, who moves around the world, interacting with different people, and has a dynamic and flexible identity with polymorphic personal, social and cultural characteristics – a new intercultural persona. To sum up, this volume highlights that authors coming from different continents share some common ideas and tend to believe in the notion of Intercultural/Multicultural Education as a useful new dimension within the dynamics of many disciplines, as a new inter-disciplinary approach that is embedded within them and which characterizes modern societies.

Around the World with Historical Fiction and Folktales

Author : Beth Bartleson Zarian
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Whether two teachers are covering the same topic in separate classes, or designing a thematic unit with the school librarian, this handy guide to nearly 800 award-winning historical fiction for Kindergarten through 8th grade will assist all parties in the selection of high quality literature.

Connecting Cultures

Author : Rebecca L. Thomas
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An annotated bibliography to multicultural juvenile titles

The Palgrave Handbook of African Oral Traditions and Folklore

Author : Akintunde Akinyemi
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This handbook offers the most comprehensive, analytic, and multidisciplinary study of oral traditions and folklore in Africa and the African Diaspora to date. Preeminent scholars Akintunde Akinyemi and Toyin Falola assemble a team of leading and rising stars across African Studies research to retrieve and renew the scholarship of oral traditions and folklore in Africa and the Diaspora just as critical concerns about their survival are pushed to the forefront of the field. With five sections on the central themes within orality and folklore – including engagement ranging from popular culture to technology, methods to pedagogy – this handbook is an indispensable resource to scholars, students, and practitioners of oral traditions and folklore preservation alike. This definitive reference is the first to provide detailed, systematic discussion, and up-to-date analysis of African oral traditions and folklore.

Folktales Aloud

Author : Janice M. Del Negro
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A good folktale triggers the imagination, connecting children to a wider world as well as increasing their vocabulary and comprehension skills. In this delightful and easy-to-use book, teacher and storyteller Del Negro gives librarians, teachers, and parents the keys to storytelling success. Including more than a dozen original adaptations of folktales from around the world, tailored specifically for library and classroom use, she Reviews storytelling basics such as selecting a tale and learning the story Offers tips for dealing with stage fright and reluctant listeners Presents a bibliography of recommended online and print resources, steering readers to more wonderful tales to tell For young listeners the folktale is a perfect gateway to the exciting worlds of culture and literature, and Del Negro’s book invites their engagement with proven techniques and original story scripts that can be used by experienced as well as beginning tellers.

African Legends Myths and Folktales for Readers Theatre

Author : Anthony D. Fredericks
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Author Tony Fredericks and illustrator, Bongamon, present readers theatre scripts based on traditional African folklore. Includes background information for teachers on each African country, as well as instruction and presentation suggestions, and additio

The Parent s Guide to Storytelling

Author : Margaret Read MacDonald
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Provides advice on storytelling techniques including when to raise and lower the voice and when to refrain from reading and encourage audience participation, including dozens of stories that are easy to read aloud.