ERIC Number: EJ518977
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Realistic Fiction and the Social Studies. Children's Literature.
Mitchell-Powell, Brenda, Ed.
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v8 n2 p20-22 Nov-Dec 1995
Asserts that children's literature is an effective tool to access and present sophisticated social studies concepts in the elementary classroom. Maintains that realistic fiction can integrate the social sciences with philosophy and religion. Presents a bibliographic essay including children's books and teacher resources. (CFR)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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