Respond to the following in your workshop journal:
What are the multiple perspectives present in your classroom?
What are some ways you can take advantage of those perspectives
to enrich the thinking and learning of each of your students?
What aspects of student diversity make you least comfortable
as a teacher? What would help you feel more secure in your
abilities to work effectively with such students?
In preparation for Workshop 6, read "Literature Across
the Curriculum" in Dr. Judith Langer's Envisioning Literature
from the Teachers College Press. Copyright 1995. ISBN 0-8077-3464-0.
For additional resources, refer to the Additional
Reading section of this workshop's materials.