ERIC Number: ED457525
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Children's Literature in a Time of National Tragedy. ERIC Digest.
This digest is intended to guide parents and teachers in helping children deal with the attacks of September 11, 2001 through the use of literature. It begins with suggestions, guidelines, and strategies which parents and teachers can use to help children deal with the tragedy, and it discusses the role of literature in helping children at a time of national disaster. The second part of the digest offers resources intended to help children understand and appreciate cultural differences through the use of literature, as well as to provide materials that will help children cope with the stresses in their lives. (Contains links to 17 Web sites.) (RS)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Counseling, Crisis Management, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Elementary Education, Parent Child Relationship
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Indiana University, 2805 E. 10th Street, Suite 140, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698. Tel: 800-759-4723 (Toll Free). For full text: http://eric.indiana.edu.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.