ERIC Number: ED411522
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Teaching Diversity through the Book "Animals Animals." Literacy Plus.
Brown, Virginia S.; Marzano, Robert J.; Paynter, Diane E.
This unit is designed as a planning guide for a literature-based approach to teaching reading, writing, vocabulary, and reasoning. The subject of diversity is taught using Eric Carle's "Animals, Animals." Carle's illustrated anthology of poetry captures the similarities, the differences, and the wonder of animals. In this unit, the poetry collection on animals serves as a vehicle for also exploring the diversity among people. Sections of the unit include: (1) Activities to Enhance an Appreciation of Literature; (2) Areas of Literacy Development; (3) The Workshop Approach; (4) Three Types of Workshops; (5) Letting the Literature Guide Your Selection; Workshops 1-12, including Meaningful Use of Knowledge; and (6) Other Activities. Includes six figures; an activity guide and sample forms are appended. (CR)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Differences, Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Literacy, Literature Appreciation, Reading Instruction, Teaching Guides, Thematic Approach, Thinking Skills, Vocabulary, Writing Instruction
Zaner-Bloser, Inc., P.O. Box 16764, Columbus, Ohio 43216-6764 ($19.99).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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