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ERIC Number: ED353596
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 216
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-89455-485-9
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A