Ms. Strain selected a piece of multicultural literature to engage and motivate her students. To connect literature and writing, Ms. Strain focused on the theme of the book-the value of one's name-and she emphasized character traits through word choice and technology integration.
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Exploring identity through word choice: Using multicultural literature to create connections (Kindergarten).Faculty Publications
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Citation InformationBennett, S.V. & Gunn, A.A. (2014) Exploring identity through word choice: Using multicultural literature to create connections (Kindergarten). In J.J. Schneider, (Ed.) Casework in K-6 writing instruction. (pp: 47-56). New York: Peter Lang.