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ERIC Number: EJ795208
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 19
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 63
ISSN: ISSN-0737-5328
Authenticating Children's Literature: Raising Cultural Awareness with an Inquiry-Based Project in a Teacher Education Course
Smith, Jane; Wiese, Patricia
Teacher Education Quarterly, v33 n2 p69-87 Spr 2006
This article discusses the importance of authentic picture-storybook adaptations of multicultural folktales and describes an action research project through which a children's picture-book adaptation of a traditional tale can be authenticated using an inquiry-based process. In addition to modeling an actual authentication project using "The Golden Sandal: A Middle Eastern Cinderella Story," adapted by Rebecca Hickox (1998) and illustrated by Will Hillenbrand, the authors describe their implementation of the authentication process with pre-service teachers in an undergraduate children's literature course.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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