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Incorporating Internationally-Themed Literature in the Elementary Classroom

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Center for Latin American Studies are holding an evening workshop for K-5 educators.

When: Wednesday, March 1, from 5:15 - 8:30 pm (Parking is FREE after 5:00 pm!)
 
Where: Marshall 490 (845 N. Park Ave., Rm. 490), Tucson
 
How much: Only $15 - and that includes dinner!
 
Recertification credits: 3 hours
 
To register: Click Here  
 
Schedule:
 

5:15 – 6:00: Where/how to find good internationally-themed literature for your classroom   

6:00 - 6:45: Groups: Presentation of selected lessons/books for grades K-2 using Latin American-themed literature / presentation of selected lessons/books for grades 3-5 using Middle East-themed literature

6:45 - 7:00: Get your dinner (catered) and take it to your next group activity 

7:00 - 7:45: Groups: Presentation of selected lessons/books for grades K-2 using Middle East-themed literature / presentation of selected lessons/books for grades 3-5 using Latin American-themed literature  

7:45 - 8:15: Working in pairs/small groups, explore books from the collections. Choose 1 or 2 and discuss how to integrate those works into your classroom.  

8:15 - 8:30: Share your ideas with the whole group

 

Hope to see you there!