Module P: Using ICT to access Multicultural Texts
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'Respect for cultural diversity is a core element of 21st century humanism. It is a vital constituent during these times of globalization. No single culture has a universal monopoly. Each and every one can contribute to the consolidation of our shared values' Irina Bokova - EditorialUNESCO Courier, December 2011.
There are so many rich and engaging texts from around the world that you can access on the net. Poetry, prose, creative non-fiction and fabulous websites can be accessed for every country. Your students need to be immersed in a range of diverse texts that are grounded in different cultural contexts.


Sites to Visit



Texts

Novels
The Rainbow Troops - Andrea Hirata
Growing up Filipino - Growing up Filipino - Cecilia Brainard
The Beauty of Humanity Movement - Camilla Gibb
Trash - Andy Mulligan

Films
Together - Chen Kaige
Whale Rider - Niki Caro
The Rainbow Troops
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Spirited Away
Howl's Moving Castle
Pongo

Non-fiction
Wrong About Japan - Peter Carey
Hana's Suitcase - Karen Levine
Mao's Last Dancer - Li Cunxin
Growing Up Asia in Australia - Alice Pung
Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution - Ji-Li Jiang

Resource Booklet


Recommended Texts by Asia Australia