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Daugaard, Line Møller; Johansen, Martin Blok – Language and Education, 2014
When teachers and school librarians choose picture books for multilingual children, they often base their choice on an evaluation of linguistic comprehensibility, content familiarity and cultural appropriateness. This means that postmodern picture books may be excluded. This paper presents a case study of multilingual children's encounter with a…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Picture Books, Postmodernism, Case Studies
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Rathé, Sanne; Torbeyns, Joke; De Smedt, Bert; Hannula-Sormunen, Minna M.; Verschaffel, Lieven – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Background: Young children's spontaneous focusing on numerosity (SFON) as measured by experimental tasks is related to their mathematics achievement. This association is hypothetically explained by children's self-initiated practice in number recognition during everyday activities. As such, experimentally measured SFON should be associated with…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Picture Books, Mathematics Achievement, Numeracy
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Zhang, Kunkun; Djonov, Emilia; Torr, Jane – Children's Literature in Education, 2016
"Bookaboo" is a television programme aiming to promote literacy and reading among young children. In each episode, a celebrity reads a book to Bookaboo, a dog who plays the drums in a rock band, in order to help him overcome stage fright. Using the episode featuring the picture book (Cowell and Layton in "That Rabbit Belongs to…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Childrens Television, Young Children, Emergent Literacy
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Huang, Qiaoya; Chen, Xiaoning – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2016
As a branch of multicultural literature, bilingual children's picture books present a special opportunity for readers to expand their horizons and knowledge of other cultures. The researchers took a closer look at the text quality of 31 English/Chinese bilingual children's picture books. These bilingual books were examined on the aspects of the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Picture Books, Cultural Awareness, Content Analysis
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Cotton, Penni; Daly, Nicola – Children's Literature in Education, 2015
The potential for picture books in national collections to act as mirrors reflecting the reader's cultural identity, is widely accepted. This paper shows that the books in a New Zealand Picture Book Collection can also become windows into unfamiliar worlds for non-New Zealand readers, giving them the opportunity to learn more about a context in…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Childrens Literature, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries
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Lohfink, Gayla – Reading Teacher, 2013
This teaching tip manuscript demonstrates how picture book illustrations can be used as an inquiry tool that facilitates one's connecting of visual investigations in a picture to the process of generating self-questions. Techniques suggested to promote self-questioning are (1) introducing young readers to an interactive picture book read aloud…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Independent Reading, Illustrations, Inquiry
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Yokota, Junko; Teale, William H. – Reading Teacher, 2014
The book publishing industry in general and picture book materials for children in particular have undergone rapid and profound changes in recent years with the developments in the digital realm. As a result, teachers, school librarians, and literacy researchers have been largely left to their own devices to figure out basic questions related to…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Childrens Literature, Electronic Publishing, Reading Material Selection
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Yomo, Minoru; Uni, Kazuhito; Moore, Danièle; Kiyose, Takashi – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2014
Recently, the use of children's picture books to teach English has been increasing in Japan. An advantage of these books is the high proportion of basic vocabulary they include. Can picture books also be useful for teaching Japanese students Italian and increasing their motivation? The present study analyses the effectiveness of employing a…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Picture Books, Childrens Literature
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DeFauw, Danielle L.; Saad, Klodia – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2014
This article presents an authentic writing opportunity to help ninth-grade students use the writing process in a science classroom to write and illustrate picture books for fourth-grade students to demonstrate and share their understanding of a biology unit on cells. By creating a picture book, students experience the writing process, understand…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Grade 9, Writing Assignments, Writing Processes
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Cahill, Maria; McGill-Franzen, Anne – Reading Teacher, 2013
Beginning with a brief rationale for selecting quality digital picture book apps for beginning readers, the authors describe the elements of digital picture books and provide a brief review of the instructional benefits of digital picture book use for beginning readers. They then present a detailed taxonomy for selecting quality picture book apps.…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Beginning Reading, Reading Instruction, Educational Technology
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Wee, Su-Jeong; Kura, Kanae; Kim, Jinhee – Reading Horizons, 2018
This study investigated culturally authentic representations and perspectives on historical events and political issues presented in children's picture books on Japanese culture. Our analysis of the representation of Japanese culture in the texts and illustrations was based on a sample of 37 children's picture books written in English or…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Picture Books, Social Behavior, History
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Senokossoff, Gwyn W. – Reading Horizons, 2013
This article discusses the benefits of using picture books with adolescent readers, describes strategies that can be taught with picture books, and provides examples of books the author has used. Some of the topics discussed include: reading comprehension, visual literacy, interactive read-aloud with facilitative talk, literary elements, and…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Adolescents, Literacy Education, Reading Materials
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Venkadasalam, Vaunam P.; Ganea, Patricia A. – Journal of Cognition and Development, 2018
This study examined whether children 4- and 5-years-old (N = 156) can revise a physical science misconception from different types of picture books. A realistic fiction book and informational book with identical images matched in word count and reading difficulty level were compared to a control book about plants. In the pretest and posttest,…
Descriptors: Young Children, Misconceptions, Scientific Concepts, Comparative Analysis
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Jacobs, Katrina Emily Bartow – Children's Literature in Education, 2016
While scholars have recognized the importance of page breaks in both the construction and comprehension of narrative within picture books, there has previously been limited research that focused directly on how children discuss and make sense of these spaces in the text. Yet, because of their nature as dramatic gaps in the narrative, page breaks…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Text Structure, Layout (Publications), Young Children
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May, Brittany Nixon; Miner, Amy Baird; Young, Terrell A. – General Music Today, 2019
Children's picture book biographies on composers and musicians can prompt powerful music learning experiences. Biography breaks are the reading aloud of a picture book biography and the questions or activities the teacher engages students in while and after reading the book. In the music classroom, biography breaks can be used with children of all…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Music Education, Childrens Literature, Picture Books
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