Saturday, January 16, 2010

Resources for teaching about Haiti

5 Ways to Teach About Haiti Right Now - New York Times Learning Blog
UNICEF lesson plan about Haiti (pre earthquake)
Colouring Pages
Lesson Plan Haitian Art (uses Running The Road To ABC by Denize Lauture as a starting point)
Festivals and Activities to celebrate Haiti

Book Lists

Non Fiction:
~ Haiti by Trudy Hanmer,
~ Haiti by Bob Temple, 
~ Haiti in pictures by Margaret Goldstein,
~ A Haitian Family (Journey Between Two Worlds) by Keith Elliot Greenberg (for older children)
~ Cultures of the World- Haiti

Fiction and Folktales:
~ The Magic Orange Tree by Diane Wolkstein.  (collection of Haitian folktales)
~ Please, Malese! : a trickster tale from Haiti by Amy MacDonald,
~ Anacaona, golden flower by Edwidge Danticat,
~ Tales of wisdom & wonder by Hugh Lupton,  (contains the Haitian folktale Monkey and Papa God )
~ Selavi, That is Life: A Haitian Story of Hope by Youme Landowne  (teacher's guide)
~ Tap-Tap by Karen Lynn Williams
~ Running The Road To ABC  by Denize Lauture

DVDs and Music:
~ Haiti a painted history [Videotape]
~ Putumayo presents Carnival

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