Culturally Authentic and Responsive Texts: Grade 1

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  • Grade: 1
  • Interest Level: K-3
  • Item: 100745
  • ISBN: 9781493888368
  • Language: English
Description

Enrich your literacy instruction with this collection of culturally authentic literature and informational texts, curated by Dr. Sharroky Hollie. Dr. Hollie is the author of numerous books and articles on CLRT and has coached thousands of teachers in culturally responsive pedagogy. The texts have been selected for their cultural authenticity and the lesson plans incorporate culturally and linguistically responsive teaching strategies and protocols, making implementation, instruction, and assessment easy and efficient.

The lesson plans will help teachers learn to employ the strategies in their pedagogy and apply them to any text, highlighting listening and speaking objectives through CLR discussion and response protocols. With titles that touch on the many different Rings of Culture, students will see themselves in the materials they are studying. Help students develop 21st century skills while validating and affirming cultural behaviors with this essential collection. This collection includes:

  • Management Guide
  • Digital Resources

5 culturally authentic titles (1 copy each):

  • Stella Brings the Family
  • A Different Pond
  • The Name Jar
  • When We Are Alone
  • A Mango in the Hand

5 informational text titles (6 copies each):

  • Diwali
  • Kids Around the World
  • What Makes a Family
  • Immigration Stories
  • Amazing Americans: Susan B. Anthony

Professional Development Resource (1 copy):

  • Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning (2nd Edition)

Components

Series highlights include:

  • 5 culturally authentic texts (1 copy each) with interactive read-aloud lessons
  • 5 informational texts (6 copies each) in print and digital formats with shared reading lessons
  • Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning (2nd Edition) professional development resource to build background for educators
  • Lesson plans for each title that address ELA standards and include culturally and linguistically responsive protocols and strategies, leveled discussion questions, and assessment opportunities
  • Management Guide for support in lesson implementation
  • Digital Resources with eBooks and audio recordings of the shared reading texts and reproducible student activity sheets for all lessons

Leveled Readers - 5 titles, 6 copies each, 28-32 pages per book in print and digital formats

This kit includes 5 culturally authentic fiction titles (1 copy each) and 5 informational text titles (6 copies each). The informational texts are provided in print and digital formats. The culturally authentic texts have been thoughtfully curated to touch on the many Rings of Culture and allow students to see themselves in the materials they are studying. The culturally authentic interactive read-alouds engage students in exploring the nuances of culture and language through thoughtful discussion. The shared reading resources build content-area literacy and provide opportunities for collaboration and shared understanding.

Amazing Americans: Susan B. Anthony CART 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Susan B. Anthony CART 6-Pack

Level:

$48.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 109798


Susan B. Anthony believed in equality for everyone. Readers will learn about her inspiring life and with this 6-pack includes six copies of this title and a culturally responsive, shared-reading focused lesson plan.

Art and Culture: Diwali CART 6-Pack

Art and Culture: Diwali CART 6-Pack

Level:

$48.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 109799


Learn about Diwali with this 6-pack that includes six copies of this title and a culturally responsive, shared-reading focused lesson plan.

Immigration Stories CART 6-Pack

Immigration Stories CART 6-Pack

Level:

$54.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 109800


In this inspiring book, readers will discover stories about immigrants who came to America from China, Poland, Peru, and the Dominican Republic. This 6-pack includes six copies of this title and a culturally responsive, shared-reading focused lesson plan.

Kids Around the World CART 6-Pack

Kids Around the World CART 6-Pack

Level:

$36.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 109801


Learn what children's lives are like in countries such as Bolivia, China, Afghanistan, and Germany. This 6-pack includes six copies of this title and a culturally responsive, shared-reading focused lesson plan.

What Makes a Family? CART 6-Pack

What Makes a Family? CART 6-Pack

Level:

$48.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 109802


Readers will discover various kinds of families and embrace differences in families with this 6-pack that includes six copies of this title and a culturally responsive, shared-reading focused lesson plan.

Amazing Americans: Susan B. Anthony CART 6-Pack

Art and Culture: Diwali CART 6-Pack

Immigration Stories CART 6-Pack

Kids Around the World CART 6-Pack

What Makes a Family? CART 6-Pack

Level:

$48.99

Level:

$48.99

Level:

$54.99

Level:

$36.99

Level:

$48.99

Item Number: 109798

Item Number: 109799

Item Number: 109800

Item Number: 109801

Item Number: 109802

Lessons Plans

The lesson plans incorporate culturally and linguistically responsive strategies and emphasize listening and speaking standards. One lesson plan is included for each culturally authentic title and emphasizes strategies for interactive read-alouds. One lesson plan is included for each informational text title and emphasizes strategies for shared reading. The lessons provide guidance in exploring the Rings of Culture and evaluating the authenticity of texts. Validate, affirm, build, and bridge (VABB) student learning using call-out box explanations.

Management Guide

The Management Guide provides background on suggested literacy, vocabulary, read aloud, and discussion activities. Teachers will learn how to apply culturally and linguistically teaching strategies to any text. Standards correlations, reading levels for each title, and an introductory lesson on the Rings of Culture are also provided.

Professional Resources

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning (2nd Edition) provides novice and experienced educators with a pedagogical framework for implementing culturally and linguistically responsive teaching strategies. It allows teachers to utilize best-practice instruction with practical, easy-to-implement strategies.

Digital Resources

Digital resources include eBooks and audio recordings of the shared reading texts and reproducible student activity sheets for all lessons.

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