ERIC Number: ED353597
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Exploring Ethics through Children's Literature. Book 2.
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 fourth- through sixth-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 a 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, Intermediate Grades, Lesson Plans, Values Education
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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