Released on 1998Categories Education

More Science Through Children's Literature

More Science Through Children's Literature

Author: Carol M. Butzow

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563082665

Category: Education

Page: 245

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Due to popular demand, the Butzows have created more fascinating thematic units of instruction to help make science understandable and enjoyable to young learners. Based on 21 outstanding children's literature titles, these chapters provide you with a wide variety of ideas and activities to engage students in learning about life, earth, space, and physical science and technology. Hands-on and inquiry-based topics, games, puzzles, and word searches are just some of the fascinating projects you'll find. Vocabulary lists, concepts and applications, and other valuable background information are also provided. This exciting approach allows you to build on the appeal of stories, connecting them to real-life experiences to build skills and understanding in students. Grades K - 3 (adaptable to other grades).
Released on 2010-11-18Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Celebrating Cuentos: Promoting Latino Children's Literature and Literacy in Classrooms and Libraries

Celebrating Cuentos: Promoting Latino Children's Literature and Literacy in Classrooms and Libraries

Author: Jamie Campbell Naidoo

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781591589051

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 381

View: 829

More effectively meet the diverse literacy needs of the growing Latino population by learning how to evaluate and select quality Latino children's literature. • Figures relating to Latino population growth, home language of Latinos, and stressors of recently arrived Latinos • Extensive bibliography of print and web resources for developing collections of quality materials about Latino cultures, professional publications related relating to evaluating Latino children's literature and integrating the literature into classrooms and libraries, and recommended English, Spanish, and bilingual children's and young adult books about Latinos • Contains useful resources such as reproducible bookmarks of recommended Latino children's books, evaluation sheets for analyzing Latino children's books for stereotypes, and a bingo sheet for professional development related to library services for Latinos and Latino children
Released on 2003Categories Education

Integrating Art and Language Arts Through Children's Literature

Integrating Art and Language Arts Through Children's Literature

Author: Debi Englebaugh

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563089589

Category: Education

Page: 211

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Connecting art and language arts, this guide offers creative lessons for more than 140 favorite children's books, most of which have been published within the last 10 years. The lessons help teachers inspire young students to create art projects related to a book's story. In the first part of the book, the author explains more than 50 art techniques that can be used with almost any book, including batik, collage, decoupage, paste paper, and sponge painting. The second part of the book provides teachers with a wealth of illustrated lessons. Each lesson includes the book's title, the art project, a brief description of the story as it relates to the art project, supplies, instructions, bibliographic information, and a list of relevant Web sites. Children's Books include: - Araminta's Paint Box - Arthur's Pet Business - Birdsong - Charlotte's Web - Dear Peter Rabbit - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Milo and the Magical Stones - Rechenka's Eggs - Where the Sidewalk Ends
Released on 1998Categories Education

Music in Every Classroom

Music in Every Classroom

Author: Jim Douglas

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563086106

Category: Education

Page: 127

View: 399

Helps music specialists and nonspecialists identify resources that support the integration of music with core curriculum for kindergarten through eighth grade.
Released on 1999Categories Education

Exploring the Environment Through Children's Literature

Exploring the Environment Through Children's Literature

Author: Carol M. Butzow

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1563086506

Category: Education

Page: 184

View: 623

With the power of stories you can generate student interest in nature and the environment while building skills across the curriculum! Using contemporary and classic children's literature as springboards to learning, this resource offers dozens of stimulating extension activities that engage young learners and teach them important concepts and skills in science, social studies, language, math, music, and art. You'll find puzzles, word searches, suggestions for computer projects, and more for such beloved titles as The Little House, Water Dance, and Brother Eagle, Sister Sky. Many of the activities are presented in reproducible format, so they're ready for the classroom. And lists of resources for further study are given for each book. Grades K - 4: (adaptable to higher levels).
Released on 2015-10-05Categories Education

Children as Readers in Children's Literature

Children as Readers in Children's Literature

Author: Evelyn Arizpe

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317615460

Category: Education

Page: 181

View: 837

We are fascinated by text and we are fascinated by reading. Is this because we are in a time of textual change? Given that young people always seem to be in the vanguard of technological change, questions about what and how they read are the subject of intense debate. Children as Readers in Children’s Literature explores these questions by looking at the literature that is written for children and young people to see what it tells us about them as readers. The contributors to this book are a group of distinguished children’s literature scholars, literacy and media specialists who contemplate the multiple images of children as readers and how they reflect the power and purpose of texts and literacy. Contributors to this wide-ranging text consider: How books shape the readers we become Cognitive and affective responses to representation of books and reading The relationship between love-stories and reading as a cultural activity Reading as ‘Protection and Enlightenment’ Picturebooks as stage sets for acts of reading Readers’ perceptions of a writer This portrayal of books and reading also reveals adults’ beliefs about childhood and literacy and how they are changing. It is a theme of crucial significance in the shaping of future generations of readers given these beliefs influence not only ideas about the teaching of literature but also about the role of digital technologies. This text is a must-read for any individual interested in the importance of keeping literature alive through reading.
Released on 2005-03-05Categories Literary Criticism

Comparative Children's Literature

Comparative Children's Literature

Author: Emer O'Sullivan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134404841

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

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WINNER OF THE 2007 CHLA BOOK AWARD! Children's literature has transcended linguistic and cultural borders since books and magazines for young readers were first produced, with popular books translated throughout the world. Emer O'Sullivan traces the history of comparative children's literature studies, from the enthusiastic internationalism of the post-war period – which set out from the idea of a supra-national world republic of childhood – to modern comparative criticism. Drawing on the scholarship and children's literature of many cultures and languages, she outlines the constituent areas that structure the field, including contact and transfer studies, intertextuality studies, intermediality studies and image studies. In doing so, she provides the first comprehensive overview of this exciting new research area. Comparative Children's Literature also links the fields of narratology and translation studies, to develop an original and highly valuable communicative model of translation. Taking in issues of children's 'classics', the canon and world literature for children, Comparative Children's Literature reveals that this branch of literature is not as genuinely international as it is often fondly assumed to be and is essential reading for those interested in the consequences of globalization on children's literature and culture.