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dc.contributor.advisor Knotts, Gregory D en_US
dc.contributor.author Brady, Jacqueline
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-12T00:32:38Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-12T00:32:38Z
dc.date.copyright 2018 en_US
dc.date.issued 2018-01-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/199437
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (pages 102-106) en_US
dc.description.abstract Given the vast diversity of our student body, it is imperative that educators help children recognize the multifarious perspectives of others. Good character is formed by the teachings of the core ethical values that govern our lives such as honesty, responsibility, respect for others, and fairness. If children can develop a tolerance and understanding for other people at a young age, they will in turn be competent to analyze their own cultural, social, and political worlds (Morrell & Morrell, 2012). This will help them fathom pluralistic perspectives of various cultures and grow as a moral “whole” citizen. The purpose of this unit of instruction is to support the notion that character education through the lens of culturally diverse perspectives will promote good character and moral citizenship in kindergarten students. Through consequential multicultural texts, children will be open to new perspectives thus challenging assimilation to dominant belief systems.
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Jacqueline Brady en_US
dc.format.extent ix, 101 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher California State University, Northridge en_US
dc.rights.uri http://scholarworks.csun.edu/xmlui/handle/10211.2/286 en_US
dc.subject Readiness skills
dc.subject Good character
dc.subject Social justice
dc.subject Culturally rich pedagogy
dc.subject Character development
dc.subject Character education
dc.subject Multicultural literature
dc.subject Multiculturalism
dc.subject Moral development
dc.subject Moral citizenship
dc.subject.other Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Education -- Elementary Education. en_US
dc.title Multicultural literature promoting good character and enhancing moral citizenship for kindergarteners
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.date.updated 2018-01-12T00:32:38Z
dc.contributor.department California State University, Northridge. Department of Elementary Education en_US
dc.description.degree M.A. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Letford, Genein M en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Collier, Shartriya M en_US
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