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ERIC Number: EJ1139258
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Preschoolers' Author-illustrator Study of Donald Crews
Meacham, Sohyun; Meacham, Shuaib; Kirkland-Holmes, Gloria; Han, Myae
Reading Teacher, v70 n6 p741-746 May-Jun 2017
This teaching tip reports a case of an author-illustrator study of Donald Crews. It discusses the suitability of his books for an author-illustrator study in preschool classrooms and emphasizes the significance of his work for family literacy among racial and ethnic minority groups. A Head Start classroom of preschoolers investigated Crews's books during their unit about transportation. The children made connections across books and compared his books with those of a similar author-illustrator. The highlight of this case was the Big Book that the children wrote, culminating their investigation about Crews. The children had an opportunity to become author-illustrators just like him.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
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