Discover how global literature can prepare your students for global citizenship!
With an increasingly diverse nation and an ever-smaller world, global awareness is a necessity for today's students. This unique and indispensible handbook shows how teachers can use global literature to help students expand their worldview while developing increased respect for cultural diversity.
The authors explain how to infuse global literature throughout the curriculum, from locating and selecting appropriate, high-quality books to developing related activities and projects for a variety of subject areas. Teachers, librarians, and reading coordinators will find:
- Insights on how reading global literature prepares students for life and work in an interconnected world
- A wealth of teaching ideas for the entire curriculum, supported by classroom vignettes
- Answers to frequently asked questions about funding, cultural authenticity, and supporting state and national standards
Bring the world into your classroom through global literature to enrich teaching and learning!