ERIC Number: ED180644
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Literature for Preschool Children: Arizona HSST/CDA Competency Based Training Module #37.
The purpose of this Child Development Associate (CDA) training module is to help the CDA intern learn to appreciate and share children's literature with preschool children. Objectives are stipulated, activities for each objective are suggested, and an assessment checklist is provided. Also included is a study guide, which outlines (1) the importance of literature for children, (2) how to make the library an inviting spot for children, (3) general categories of books, (4) the importance of pictures or illustrations, (5) the need to have books treated with respect, (6) the art of story telling, and (7) ideas for creating stories with children. A supplement includes story starters, ideas for making puppets, a sample flannel board story, a list of sources for inexpensive children's books, a list of books children might like, and a list of winners of the Newbery and Caldecott awards. (Author/SS)
Descriptors: Books, Child Caregivers, Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Competency Based Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Illustrations, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Teachers, Story Reading, Story Telling, Training
Arizona/Nevada CDA, P. O. Box 337, Sacaton, AZ 85247 ($0.33 per module)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pinal County Community Coll. District, Coolidge, AZ. AZona/Nevada Child Development Associates.