Reading Shakespeare with English Language Learners

Jasman Singh

Gillian Kornacki

Saleha Mahjabeen

Rasha Qaisi

Mackenzie Tourigny-Conroy

Description of Pedagogical Tool:

As a pedagogical tool, this multiliteracies project demonstrates how multiliteracies pedagogy functions by acknowledging the “range of modes of meaning-making and communication (audio, visual, linguistic, spatial, performative, etc.) extending language and literacy education beyond traditional literacy practices”

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Resources Used:
Chun, C. W. (2009). Critical literacies and graphic novels for English-language learners: Teaching Maus. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 53(2), 144-153. doi:10.1598/jaal.53.2.5
Díaz-Rico, L. T. (2012). A course for teaching English learners (2nd Ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.
Group, T. N. (1996). A pedagogy of multiliteracies: Designing social futures. Harvard Educational Review, 66(1), 60-93. doi:10.17763/haer.66.1.17370n67v22j160u
Porter, C. (2009). Words, words, words: Reading Shakespeare with English language learners. English Journal, 99(1), 44-49. Retrieved from http://www.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Resources/Journals/EJ/0991-sep09/EJ0991Words.pdf