ERIC Number: ED192268
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Special Feature: Children's Literature.
Kerber, James E., Ed.
Ohio Reading Teacher, v15 n1 Oct 1980
The six articles in the special features section of this journal issue focus on the use of children's literature in all areas of the curriculum. The first article concerns the use of mathematics trade books and offers ways of using new books in learning stations to foster independent learning. The second article discusses criteria for selecting science trade books and suggests ways for using science books in a primary grade classroom. The third article discusses change in the social studies and offers teaching methods that stimulate children's thinking about historical and current events. The fourth article points out a variety of ways trade books can be used during language arts lessons and suggests activities for specific areas of the language arts. The fifth article describes a library curriculum activity that helps to develop children's critiquing ability and their higher thinking processes. The final article in this section suggests ways in which the media specialist, curriculum specialist, and classroom teacher can work together to relate trade books about the arts to the curriculum. The remaining three articles in the journal issue deal with creative reading and writing, classroom materials for the gifted, and the content reading approach. (FL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association. Ohio Council.