Culturally Cinderella

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dc.contributor.advisor Jones, Darolyn
dc.contributor.author Buck, Alexandra Layne
dc.date.accessioned 2015-02-19T20:12:14Z
dc.date.available 2015-02-19T20:12:14Z
dc.date.issued 2014-12
dc.identifier.other A-358
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/199333
dc.description.abstract Education in the United States has been severely lacking in one particular area: Culture. Although many teachers feel that their students’ cultural education can be concentrated into one month of lessons, they are actually doing their students a disservice. Not only do students need to be taught about other cultures, they also need to feel that their culture is included within the standard curriculum. Culturally Cinderella is a compilation of lessons, activities, teaching aids, and research primarily focusing on the book Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe. All components highlight the African culture, which will enable black students to learn about their history, and provide a responsive approach to teaching non-black students about the African civilization. Culturally Cinderella includes the following components: A book talk for Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters; a read aloud of Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters; an author analysis of John Steptoe; a three-part, multi-curricular lesson with accompanying examples; a video article on why cultural relevancy is important; and a reflective paper on how the project was created. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Education, Elementary.
dc.title Culturally Cinderella en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1762282


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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