ERIC Number: EJ567299
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Children's Literature, Literacy, and Literary Understanding.
Sipe, Lawrence R.
Journal of Children's Literature, v23 n2 p6-19 Fall 1997
Reviews perspectives on how children's literature is used in the classroom, and how literature contributes to a broader conception of literacy. Deals with literature as a tool for the development of various sorts of literate abilities, and literature as the enabler of literary understanding. Offers a concrete example involving first and second graders talking about a favorite book. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Literary Study and Literacy Instruction. Published by the Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English. Journal availability: Journal of Children's Literature, The Ohio State University, School of Teaching and Learning, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43210.