Multicultural Resources
Title Author Date Description
The ABC's of World Cultures Linda Brown 2001 Imaginative hands-on World Cultures lessons designed for individual students, cooperative groups, and whole class learning.A book that teaches kids grades 5-10 how to analyze any culture in the world.A collection of 50 reproducible lessons.
A Forgotten American Luis Hernandez 1979 Activities are intended to enhance and support cultural literacy and pluralism.High School.
Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America Lerone Bennett, jr 1993 This comprehensive and detailed account traces black history from its origins in western Africa, through Reconstruction and the Jim Crow era, to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
Colibri Libros del Rincon 1987 Colibri is a book containing four beautifully illustrated stories told in Spanish. Stories are entitled LA VENDORA DE NUBES , LAS TRES PALOMITAS, NICOLAS, and DEDOS DE LUNA.This accompanies the DEDOS DE LUNA literature series.Recommended for grades K - 3.
Counseling for Diversity: A Guide for School Counselors and Related Professionals Courtland Lee 1995 Focuses on development counseling in culturally pluralistic school settings.
Create a Culture: A Complete Framework for Students to Use in Creating an Original Culture Carol Nordgaarden 1995 An innovative and easy-to-use resource of projects and related activities to guide students in creating their own fantasy culture.Students choose the culture's name, habitat, historical time period, reasons for migration, and migration maps.Grades 5-8.
Countries and Cultures: A Teacher's Resource Book for Middle and Upper Grades Ron Wheeler 1994 Students hone their geography skills while learning about the customs, traditions, and peoples of several different nations in this inventive activity book. Emphasizing cultural diversity, the book's seven sections cover Europe, the Orient, the Pacific World, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and North America.
Culture Smart Susan Rodriguez 1999 Ready to use slides & activities for teaching multicultural appreciation through art.
Discovering Culture in Education: An Approach to Cultural Education Program Evaluation.      
Food and Culture Catherine Macpherson 1997 Lessons explore "foodways" or links between what people eat and their cultural identity and customs.Students learn how Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, and other groups obtain, prepare, and eat food.Topics include food choices, traditional vx. modern diets, food and families, and festival foods.Grades7-12.
From Me to We: Developing Cultural Pluralism in Children (K-6) Marjorie Main 1977 Vol. 1:Teaching Guide; Vol. 2:Black Americans; Vol. 3:Latin Americans.Three volumes which contain background readings and activities stressing the cultural diversity of America and the culture and history of two minority groups in America:Blacks and Latin Americans.
Hidden Messages:Instructional Materials for Investigating Culture Barbara Finkelstein and Elizabeth Eder, ed. Unknown. These materials are designed to motivate students to become more aware of the filters through which they view the world.
Kaleidoscope: A Multicultural Approach for the Primary School Classroom. Yvonne De Gaetano, Leslie Williams, and Dinah Volk Unknown.  
Letters to Marcia: A Teacher's Guide to Anti-Racist Education Enid Lee 1985 Practical teaching ideas from one of the leaders in the field of multicultural, anti-racist education.
Malcolm X in Context: A Study Guide to the Man and His Times Don Murphy and Jennifer Radtke, ed. Unknown. School Voices.Includes readings, study questions and exercises, historical chronology. and a resource guide.58 pp.
Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society Donna Gollnick and Philip Chinn 1986 By using culture as the basis for understanding multicultural education, we have presented descriptions of seven microcultures.
Open Minds to Equality Nancy Schniedewind and Ellen Davidson 1998 This book is and educator's sourcebook of activities to help students understand and change inequalities based on race, gender, class, age, language, sexual orientation, physical/mental ability, and religion.The activities also promote respect for diversity and interpersonal equality among students.
Passport on a Plate: A Round-the-World Cookbook for Children Diane Vezza 1997 This around the world cookbook for children has over 100 recipes that introduces students to 12 different regions of the world.
Shining Legacy: A Treasurey of Storypoems and Tales for the Young so Black Heroes Will be Forever Sung Nkechi Taifa 1983 A collection of storypoems and tales fulfulling the need for role models for Afrocan-American youth.
Teaching Culture: Strategies for Intercultural Communication H. Ned Seelye 1993 This pedagogy of cross-cultural studies aims to raise the reader's consciousness of how people understand--and misunderstand--each other across cultural divides.
Tolerance for Diversity of Beliefs: A Secondary Curriculum Unit P. Avery and D. Hoffman 1993 Emphasizing active learning through case studies, role-playing, simulations, and mock interviews, this complete curriculum unit engages students in exploring issues associated with freedom of belief and expression.Grades 7-12.
Una Linda Raza: Cultural and Artistic Traditions of the Hispanic Southwest Angel Vigil 1998 A guide to Hispanic culture provides thorough background information and a wealth of engaging plays, music, crafts, riddles, and recipes.This rich resource invites students to explore Hispanic folkways by celebrating.Grades 4-8.
Volume to City of Magnificent Intentions: A History of the District of Columbia: Washington DC from 1790 to the Present Kathryn Smith 1983 This resource uses oral history, photos and the environment to explore and integrate individual history into that of neighborhoods, towns and cities.
Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? and Other Conversations About Race Beverly Tatum 1997 For those looking for a roadmap to explore issues of race in schools and society, this remarkable book, infused with great wisdom and humanity, tells us where to start.
Windows to the World:Themes for Cross-Cultural Understanding P. Kepler, B. Sarno Royse, and J. Kepler Unknown. This book is designed to help teachers and students appreciate cultural differences and comprehend how one's culture shapes on's identity.Grades 6-10 or gifted grades 4-8.
Windows to the World:Themes for Cross-Cultural Understanding P. Kepler, B. Sarno Royse, and J. Kepler 1996 To help teachers and students appreciate cultural differences and comprehend how one's culture shapes one's identity, seven units explore cross-cultural ideas of Language, Space, Time, Relationships, The Individual and the Group, Moral Vaues, and Work and Leisure.Grades 4-8.
Comparing Cultures: A Cooperative Approach to a Multicultural World John Pickering and J. Walch 1994 Designed to engage students in the study of cultures different from their own, this book of reproducible cooperative-learning activities looks at people from Bolivia, Canada, Russia, and Korea.Grades 5-8.
Hispanic Bulletin Boards and Activities T.S. Denison 1993 Resource giving teachers 31 bulletin board recipes and related lessons for presenting Hispanic culture and language.Students can easily do boards on their own as directions are spelled out and finished products shown.Classes learn common phrases, special days, colors, numbers, months of the year, names of family members, favorite activities and more.Titles include Dias de Semana, Los saludos, La Transportacion, andDe que color es? Grades K-6.Illustrated.8 1/2" x 11".48 pp.
The Hispanic Struggle for Social Justice James Cockcroft 1994 The history of Latinos in the United States from Mexican-American resistance to contempoary struggle of Latinos for equity in employment, helth care, etc.High school reading and above.
Portraits of Mexican-Americans Theresa Perez 1991 One-page biographies, historical background, and reproducible activity sheets introduce students to the contributions of Mexican Americans. Activities include making a list of U.S. states and cities with names of Spanish origin, exploring the methods of nonviolence advocated by Cesar Chavez, examining stereotypes of Mexican Americans, matching Mexican-American authors with their books, and investigating the meaning of the term Chicano. Grades 4 - 8.92 pp.
The Mexican-American Heritage Carlos Jimenez 1994 This beautifully illustrated textbook combines a history of Mexico, from the building of Teotihuacan through the reign of PEMEX, with a portrait of the Mexican American experience in the United States.Grades 7-12.
Reading About Famous Hispanic Americans Hayes 1993 Reproducible activities feature lively one-page biographies of 17 famous Hispanic Americans.Each is followed by several questions about thereading and space to write the answers, as well as instructions for further research, creative writing, or artwork.Hispanic Americans celebrated in these pages include Junipero Serra, Roberto Clemente, Diego Rivera, Cesar Chavez, Vilma Martinez, and Pablo Casals. Grades 2 -5 . Illustrated.8 1/2" x 11". 48 pp.
Rediscovering America / Rediscubriando America Reinhard 1992 Folktales, essays, poetry, songs from Latin America and the Caribbean.Readings and lessons on conquest and resistance, the environment, race, and the Maya.In English and Spanish.Ages 10-adult.
Countries and Cultures: A Teacher's Resource Book fro Middle and Upper Grades Ron Wheeler 1994 Students hone their geofraphy skills while learning about the customs, traditions, and peoples of several different nations in this inventive activity book.Emphasizing cultural diversity, the book's seven sections cover Europe, the Orient, the Pacific World, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and North America.
Econ Trek James Lengel, et. al. 1977 Focusing on Vermont economic issues, this unit teaches basic economic concepts and the application of these concepts to world economic problems.The units are "Origins," "Bluecollar Capitalism," "Youth, Jobs & the Future," "Timber," "Energy," and "Governmilk."
Many Cultures, One People: A Multicultural Handbook about Vermont for Teachers Gregory Sharrow, ed. 1992 Includes introductory essays on multicultural education and its relevance to Vermont, and separate chapters on each ethnic group created from interviews. Also has recipes, celebrations, questions and lists of further resources.
Vermont and the World Kathleen Cadwell Unknown. Activities that explore the ways in which Vermont is connected to the larger world.Includes exploring one's own community andexamining economiclinks.Junior HIgh and Up.
Vermont, a Cultural Patchwork Elise Guyette 1986 A 100 + page teachers guiderich with activities to accompany the use of the text.
Vermont, a Cultural Patchwork Elise Guyette 1986 A history of Vermont with a focus on the cultural groups whichhave helped create the Vermont experience, from the Abenaki throughthe various waves of European immigration.Aimed at students in middle school but useful for other populations as well.
Your State in the World Patricia Gunkel Unknown. A unit designed to help identify links between your state and the world.Many activities are used including analyzing newspapers, learning about ethnic groups in your state and learning about local groups and their international activities.
Counseling for Diversity: A Guide for School Counselors and Related Professionals Courtland Lee 1995 Focuses on development counseling in culturally pluralistic school settings.
Prejudice: Stories About Hate, Ignorance, Revelation, and Transformation Daphne Muse, ed. 1995 These 15 short stories and excerpts from novels can help young adult readers see that prejudice comes in as many shapes, sizes, and colors as people do.The names the young protagonists of these stories get called--"nigger," "chink," "Christ killer" "white trash," "lardo," and others--hurt them, and the stories make their hurt palpable, but many of these stories also teach that vitory over prejudice is possible.
American Family Albums Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler Various With every page featuring vintage photographs of firsthand accounts of personal experiences to , these beautiful books bring the immgration experience to life.
Culture-Centered Counseling and Interviewing Skills: A Practical Guide Paul Pedersen and Allen Ivey 1993 This practical guide for developing and using culture-centered counseling and interviewing skills .The reader will learn to : 1) identify culturally learned assumptions that shape a counseling interview, 2) interpret a clientÕs behavior in the clientÕs cultural context, 3) adapt counseling techniques to four culturally contrasting synthetic cultures, and 4) develop a repertoire of at least four culturally different adaptations of the basic microskills of counseling.
Developing Intercultural Awareness: A Cross-Cultural Training Handbook (Second Edition). L. Robert Kohls and John Knight, ed. 1994 A rich new resource for intercultural educators and trainers working in any setting. Training materials include simulation games, case studies, and ice-breaking, values, communication, and other exercises. 158 pp.
Freedom's Plow: Teaching in the Multicultural Classroom. Theresa Perry and James Fraser 1993 Freedom's Plowtakes the discussion of multiculturral antiracist education to a higher level...Wehear the honest voices of daily practice and we see new innovations in action. (Teachers') stories giveus a wealth of ideas.Rita Tenorio, co-editor of Rethinking Schools. 309 pp.
Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education James and Cherry Banks, ed. 1995 The leading figures in multicultural education draw thirty years of research and scholarship together into one volume of 47 chapters discussing the history, philosophy, practice, and future of the field. 1,056 pp.
Human Diversity in Education: An Integrative Approach Kennoth Cushner, Averil McCelland, and Philip Safford    
It's Only Right! A practice guide to learning about the Convention on the Rights of the Child Susan Fountain 1993  
Lies My Teacher Told Me James Loewen 1995 Exposes distortions and misrepresentation in high school US history textbooks, with particular refernce to issues of race, class, ethncity, and equality.
Multicultural Literature - Essays, Fiction, and Poetry: Curriculum. Various Unknown. A set of 20 lessons on literature by renowned American writers of various racial and ethnic backgrounds, including Army Tan and Raymond Carver.
MULTICULTURAL RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET:THE UNITED STATES AND CANANDA. Vicki Gregory, Marilyn Stauffer, and Thomas Keene, jr. Unknown. Organized by enthic or cultural group, the chapers of this timesaving Internet directory cover general multicultural resources as well as all minority groups.For each site, the authors provided the URL and a brief descriptive annotation.
Reader's Theatre     Folktale production.
Reducing Prejudice and Stereotyping in School Walter Stephan    
Respecting our Differences: A Guide to Getting Along in a Changing World. Lynn Duvall 1994 This guide not only works to dispel prejudice, but also helps students develop human relations skills.Stressing that "different is normal" in our society, the book's self-assessments and activities explode the myth that there is an "average American."
Stereotypes, Distortions and Omissions in U.S. History Textbooks Council on Interracial Books for Children 1977 This guide takes quotes from several history textbooks and examines the stereotypes, distortions and omissions present while presenting alternative ways of viewing the particular event in question.A bibliography of materials for further study is included.
United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child UNICEF 1993