• Literacy in a Multicultural Society
     
    Diverse Cultural Views about Reading 
    • Diverse cultures may hold different views about many issues that affect reading and literacy learning. 
    Teaching Children from Diverse Cultures
    • Use volunteers from the child’s culture 
    • Explain expectations
    • Have studentsmake and share contributions from their own cultures
    • Have children from a diverse culture and the mainstream culture teach each other
    • Have Families from different cultures share experiences
    • Display pictures that show people from diverse backgrounds and communities
    • Use books about cultural traditions