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The Expanding Canon: Teaching multicultural Literature
Reader Response: Pat Mora and James Welch Reader Response: Keith Gilyard and Mourning Dove Inquiry: Rudolfo Anaya and James Baldwin Inquiry: Tomás Rivera and Esmeralda Santiago Session 5 Cultural Studies: Ishmael Reed and Graciela Limón Cultural Studies: N. Scott Momaday and Russell Leong Critical Pedagogy: Octavia E. Butler and Ruthanne Lum McCunn Critical Pedagogy: Abiodun Oyewole and Lawson Fusao Inada
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THE EXPANDING CANON: Teaching Multicultural Literature in High School explores Native American, African American, Asian American and Latino works through four pedagogical approaches. Learn more at About This Workshop and Notes on Teaching Multicultural Literature.

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Interactive Forum Channel Talk

Explore two poems using four approaches.

Share your views on the discussion board.
Sessions

Reader Response
Emphasizes the reader's role in interpreting texts. Each interpretation is subjective and unique.
Session 1: Pat Mora and James Welch
Session 2: Keith Gilyard and Mourning Dove

Inquiry
Engages students in a process of questioning, research, presentation, and reflection.
Session 3: Rudolfo Anaya and James Baldwin
Session 4: Tomás Rivera and Esmeralda Santiago

Cultural Studies
Emphasizes the exploration of a text's cultural and historical context.
Session 5: Ishmael Reed and Graciela Limón
Session 6: N. Scott Momaday and Russell Leong

Critical Pedagogy
Encourages students to respond to texts as politically aware members of a community.
Session 7: Octavia E. Butler and Ruthanne Lum McCunn
Session 8: Abiodun Oyewole and Lawson Fusao Inada


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