Culturally Authentic and Responsive Texts: Grade K

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  • Grade: K
  • Interest Level: PK-2
  • Item: 100744
  • ISBN: 9781493888351
  • 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):

  • Bippity Bop Barbershop
  • Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam
  • Dreamers
  • I Love Saturdays y Domingos
  • Knock Knock: My Dad’s Dream for Me

5 informational text titles (6 copies each):

  • Life at Home
  • Like a Family
  • Using Good Manners
  • Always Growing: Hair
  • Giving Thanks

Professional Development Resource (1 copy):

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

Components

Series highlights include:

Kit facing right with all books showing and one reader spread on laptop with audio icon. Also include Management Guide and Dr. Hollie's orange professional resource book, 2nd edition of course.

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.

Always Growing: Hair CART 6-Pack

Always Growing: Hair CART 6-Pack

Level:

$36.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109788


Vivid photographs throughout this book teach readers about hair that is long and hair that is short. This 6-pack includes six copies of this title and a culturally responsive, shared-reading focused lesson plan.

We Work at School CART 6-Pack

We Work at School CART 6-Pack

Level:

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109789


Learn about the first Thanksgiving and compare the similarities and differences between the past and present. This 6-pack includes six copies of this title and a culturally responsive, shared-reading focused lesson plan.

Life at Home CART 6-Pack

Life at Home CART 6-Pack

Level:

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109790


This nonfiction title allows early readers to explore life at home from both the past and the present. This 6-pack includes six copies of this title and a culturally responsive, shared-reading focused lesson plan.

Outside the Box: Like a Family CART 6-Pack

Outside the Box: Like a Family CART 6-Pack

Level:

$36.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109791


Introduces students to the concept of family! Students will learn about different types of families as they are engaged in reading. This 6-pack includes six copies of this title and a culturally responsive, shared-reading focused lesson plan.

Meet Lady Liberty CART 6-Pack

Meet Lady Liberty CART 6-Pack

Level:

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109792


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

Always Growing: Hair CART 6-Pack

We Work at School CART 6-Pack

Life at Home CART 6-Pack

Outside the Box: Like a Family CART 6-Pack

Meet Lady Liberty CART 6-Pack

Level:

$36.99

Level:

$48.99

Level:

$48.99

Level:

$36.99

Level:

$48.99

Item Number: 109788

Item Number: 109789

Item Number: 109790

Item Number: 109791

Item Number: 109792

Lesson 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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