ERIC Number: ED173772
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Using Literature & Poetry Affectively.
Shapiro, Jon E., Ed.
The purpose of this publication is to present methods designed to develop a greater awareness of the affective domain and to examine the way children's literature and poetry is used at school and at home. The 12 articles provide information about the following topics: developing an awareness of attitudes, examining approach-avoidance behaviors in reading, why teenagers do not read, the achievement of literacy through literature, children's reading interests, what constitutes appropriate literature for youth, fanciful literature, reading as an activity and as a theme in children's literature, the use of poetry with children, poetry and career education, and a strategy for improving teenagers' understanding and appreciation of poetry. (FL)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Behavior Patterns, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Literary Discrimination, Literature, Poetry, Reading Comprehension, Reading Interests, Reading Skills, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, Newark, Delaware 19711 (Order No. 489, $3.50 member, $5.00 non-member)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.