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ERIC Number: EJ1054888
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2324-805X
Literacy and Children's Literature: Evidence from Actual Classroom Practice
Al Darwish, Salwa
Journal of Education and Training Studies, v3 n1 p78-83 Jan 2015
This qualitative study aims at detecting areas that requires to be developed in the EFL reading program in elementary stages in Kuwaiti public schools by using children's literature. It also examines the reading program in the public elementary curriculum. The participants were six English language major students from the College of Basic Education in Kuwait. Those six students were in their senior year and have just recently finished with the micro- teaching course followed by their practicum and then as independent EFL teachers. The findings revealed that young learners should be encouraged to use books at an early stages which will later bring pleasure to these students. Furthermore, environment plays an important role in reading pleasure.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Grade 5; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Kuwait
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