ERIC Number: EJ556714
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Teaching about Worlds of Hurt through Encounters with Literature: Reflections on Pedagogy.
Robertson, Judith P.
Language Arts, v74 n6 p457-66 Oct 1997
Discusses (1) knowledge teachers are trying to teach when they ask children to read stories about incidences of pain and horror; (2) how preservice elementary teachers experience the dangers and the possibilities involved in using such literature; (3) principles literary practitioners call upon to assist readers in working through the psychic dangers that attend literary learning about loss through human cruelty. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Opening Up Children's Literature.