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ERIC Number: EJ787661
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 3
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
A Quick Guide to Selecting Great Informational Books for Young Children
Stephens, Kathy E.
Reading Teacher, v61 n6 p488-490 Mar 2008
The children's literature market has experienced enormous growth in recent years, providing teachers with an abundance of resources with which to teach reading. High-quality informational texts abound. Yet, teachers often are uncertain about how to select appropriate informational texts to use with younger readers when including them in read-alouds, guided reading, and learning centers. The purpose of this article is to provide a quick checklist to help primary teachers choose quality, age-appropriate texts. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A