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Reader Response: Pat Mora and James Welch Reader Response: Keith Gilyard and Mourning DoveInquiry: Rudolfo Anaya and James Baldwin Inquiry: Tomás Rivera and Esmeralda Santiago 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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Session 4 Inquiry: Tom?s Rivera and Esmeralda Santiago - Resources

Inquiry Theory
Teaching Strategies
Authors and Literary Works
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REFLECTION - Interactive Forum

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Beach, Richard and Jaime Myers. Inquiry-Based English Instruction. New York: Teachers College Press, 2001.
Scholars Beach and Myers detail an alternative framework for student inquiry which involves the study of "social worlds" -- either worlds the students inhabit, such as school, family, or community, or those portrayed in literature and the media.

Holden, James and John S. Schmit (eds). Inquiry and the Literary Text. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 2002.
This book offers classroom strategies to help students engage in authentic dialogue and inquiry about literature.

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