ERIC Number: EJ594678
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Ordering the Chaos: Teaching Metafictive Characteristics of Children's Books.
Goldstone, Bette P.
Journal of Children's Literature, v24 n2 p48-55 Fall 1998
Discusses a need for "post picture books" (which do not contain an orderly progression of story elements) to be evaluated and understood using different criteria. Considers how literary theory provides a structure for ordering the chaos. Discusses how new metafictive books reflect new literary codes and a new dynamic reading process of co-authoring (SC)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Picture Books, Reader Text Relationship, Text Structure, Theory Practice Relationship
Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, The Ohio State University, School of Teaching and Learning, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43210-1172.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Literary Theory; Metafiction
Note: Theme: Literary Theory and Its Connection to Children's Literature in the Classroom.