ERIC Number: ED353596
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Exploring Ethics through Children's Literature. Book 1.
Saenger, Elizabeth Baird
Designed to improve the rigor and clarity of children's reasoning about ethical issues, this book provides a practical, down-to-earth, discussion-based approach to teaching ethics to second- and third-grade children. The book provides stories, lesson plans, questioning strategies, guidance on using children's books for ethics lessons, and a complete ethics curriculum based on children's literature and incorporating drawing, movement activities, and play. After an introductory section, parts of the book are: Classroom Procedures; Ethics Issues; Teaching Suggestions; Developing Your Own Lessons; Getting Started; Lesson Plans and Stories; Other Activities; and Evaluation. An annotated list of 19 recommended discussion books, and list of 49 books and 8 periodicals that provide a background reading in ethics are attached. (RS)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary School Students, Ethical Instruction, Ethics, Lesson Plans, Primary Education, Values Education, Young Children
Critical Thinking Press and Software, P.O. Box 448, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-0448 ($19.95 plus $3 postage/handling prepaid).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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