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Multicultural Component

Multicultural Component

SPICE is continuously working to improve our multicultural component. One of our goals is to support our young people in gaining global perspective and developing a sense of equity, tolerance, and involvement in our community at large.

Some of the Literature used at the grade levels

Multicultural Literature- SPICE

Grade

 

FALL

CIVIL RIGHTS, SOCIAL JUSTICE, IMMIGRATION, ENVIROMENTAL ISSUES

 

SPRING

 K

El día de los muertos

Various stories, selections, books, and activities

 

 

Cesar Chávez intro

Familias- Arroz con leche

1

Radio Man (Chávez

Familias- El Sancocho de Sábado

2

Lado A Lado (Cesar and Dolores Huerta as a hero GLAD)

Familias- Me llamo María Isabel

Cesar Chavez continuation- economic aspect (GLAD)

3

Add Sonia Sotomayor

Familias- Trencitas/ Braids

+ 3rd grade Novel Knowledge

4

El día de los muertos

Lluvia de Plata (México- Tarahumara)

Inmigración/ Si Se Puede

Esperanza Rising

 

Misiones/ Indígenas

Sylvia Méndez

Dorothea Lange, Sedako

(depression, reparation, desegregation, internment, WWII, effect of A-Bomb)

Las huellas secretas Malala

 Cuando Tía Lola vino a quedarse Novel (República Dominicana)

Billie Jean King and Wilma Randolf (Women Empowerment)

+ 4th grade Novel Knowledge

5

El día de los muertos

El árbol de gri gri (Las culturas del Caribe)

 

La fórmula de doctor Funes Novel

6

El día de los muertos

Cuando Tía Lola vino a quedarse (antología)

 

Cajas de Cartón Novel