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ERIC Number: EJ630686
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0045-6713
Polynesian Folklore: An Alternative to Plastic Toys.
Black, Sharon; Wright, Thomas; Erickson, Lynnette
Children's Literature in Education, v32 n2 p125-37 Jun 2001
Argues that folklore goes beyond plastic toys and popular media symbols to share the humanness of a people. Suggest ways to use Polynesian folklore (nature fables, tales, and legends) to deepen children's understanding of Polynesian culture. Reviews specific stories, references juvenile collections, and offers classroom activities. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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