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Session 4B: A Librarian Builds a Multicultural Book Award with Teachers and Students

A Librarian Builds a Multicultural Book Award with Teachers and Students

A Librarian Builds a Multicultural Book Award with Teachers and Students is a hands on presentation includes

  • Sample books and annotations from the awards 2010-2016
  • Anticipating and seeding the awards with Coretta Scott King winners and honor/winners from your school or public library
  • Needs for Windows and Mirrors and Sliding Doors in books for children
  • Applicability for classroom guided reading and math connections K-3
  • Connections with possible S.T.E.A.M resources
  • Paper Ballots/ Electronic voting 
  • Student work including development of criteria for award, text to self, text to text and text to world connections
  • Evaluation/Assessment
  • Best books/sourcebooks on Multicultural Practice for Librarians
  • Annotated guide to take away from session.

This is primarily a unit for Second Graders but it has implications for K-6 and is absolutely scalable for librarians teaching grades 6-9.

Presenter

Frances Martindale, MLIS, The Gordon School