ERIC Number: EJ647003
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Picture Book Text Sets: A Novel Approach to Understanding Theme.
Mathis, Janelle B.
Clearing House, v75 n3 p127-31 Jan-Feb 2002
Argues that picture books are a significant resource in learning about literary elements. Discusses using picture books with middle schoolers in "text sets" (5 to 15 texts that relate conceptually in some way). Describes a two-week period during which eighth-grade students read and responded to text sets on themes (prejudice, friendship/peer relationships, search for self, conflict and loyalty). (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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