ERIC Number: ED452528
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Teaching with Children's Literature. Bill Harp Professional Teachers Library.
This book is designed to help teachers choose literature and create instructional materials for use with elementary and middle school students. The book offers teachers a number of instructional ideas to work with and to introduce them to children's texts that should be welcome in the classroom--some of this literature will be familiar to teachers, and the teaching approaches will be readily transferable to other texts. It sees the highest goal for teachers of literature as that of helping students learn to make the stories they read come alive. Chapters in the book are: (1) Setting the Context; (2) The Big Instructional Picture; (3) Choosing Wisely: Selecting Children's Literature for Your Classroom; (4) Making Reader/Text Connections; (5) Words and More: Teaching Vocabulary through Literature; (6) Comprehending Literature: Reading Is Thinking; (7) Talk and Writing: The Keys to Literature Discussion; (8) Making Content Area Connections; and (9) Life Long Readers: Encouraging Reading Enjoyment. A 47-item annotated literature bibliography is appended. Also contains an extensive trade book bibliography, as well as lists of musical references, academic references, and other resources. (NKA)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Literature Appreciation, Reader Response, Reader Text Relationship, Recreational Reading
Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc., 1502 Providence Highway, Suite 12, Norwood, MA 02062 (order #3017, $18.95). Tel: 800-934-8322 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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