Analyzing Science Read-Aloud Texts for Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
The study discussed investigates the range and variability of cultural and linguistic diversity as represented in interdisciplinary text sets for science read-alouds in Grades K–3. Presenters share their analysis, discuss implications, and offer alternatives for locating texts that include culturally and linguistically relevant depictions of target topics.
Ward, Natalia; Warren, Amber N.; Rountree, A.; and Dias, M.. 2019. Analyzing Science Read-Aloud Texts for Cultural and Linguistic Diversity. Paper Presentation. Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Atlanta, GA. https://www.tesol.org/docs/default-source/tesol-convention/tesol_2019_program-low_v417119242f2fd6d058c49ff00004ecf9b.pdf?sfvrsn=0