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Growing up with Literature

Growing up with Literature - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0827372283

Cover of Growing up with Literature 2ND 96 (ISBN 978-0827372283)
ISBN13: 978-0827372283
ISBN10: 0827372280
Edition: 2ND 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 1996
International: No

Growing up with Literature - 2ND 96 edition

ISBN13: 978-0827372283

Walter E. Sawyer

ISBN13: 978-0827372283
ISBN10: 0827372280
Edition: 2ND 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 1996
International: No

Growing Up With Literature, Second edition, provides a comprehensive collection of the best children s book titles, with a multitude of practical hands-on activities for using the books in early childhood and primary grade educational programs. It provides a rationale for using literature, procedures for selecting books, explanations of how to use books in the classroom and a variety of steps to foster a love of reading in children.

  • Based on a firm foundation in the whole language, literature-based approach to literacy for young children
  • Numerous multicultural titles are listed, to allow users to address the diversity of children and the needs in today s classrooms
  • Users can rely on this book as the key single resource for choosing books, due to the enormous selection of children s books cited and described
  • Ideas and procedures for sharing stories in many exciting ways, gives readers the skills and confidence they need to use the ideas suggested

Table of Contents

  1. What's So Special About Literature.
  2. The Value of Literature.
  3. Emerging Literacy and Literature.
  4. The Magic of Reading.
  5. Planning For Success.
  6. Creating a Good Environment for Infants.
  7. Practical Considerations for Reading Areas.
  8. Putting it all Together.
  9. Choosing the Best Literature.
  10. How to Begin.
  11. Aspects of Good Children s Literature.
  12. Presentation.
  13. Using Various Types of Literature.
  14. Mother Goose Tales/Fairy Tales.
  15. Picture Books/Wordless Picture Books.
  16. Concept Books.
  17. Fiction/Realistic Fiction/Fantasy Fiction.
  18. Nonfiction/Informational Books.
  19. Poetry.
  20. Awards and Prizes in Children s Literature.
  21. Magic Motivations.
  22. Capturing the Attention of Children.
  23. Identifying Possible Problems.
  24. Smooth Transitions.
  25. Keeping Order.
  26. How Many Ways Can a Story be Told.
  27. Reading Aloud.
  28. Storytelling.
  29. Flannel Board Stories.
  30. Theatrical Storytelling.
  31. Children as Authors and Storytellers.
  32. Integrating Literature into the Curriculum.
  33. Webs as Organizational Tools.
  34. Themes for Developing Webs.
  35. Facilitating Integration.
  36. Literature Use in Integrated Units.
  37. Bibliotherapy : Using Books that Heal.
  38. Understanding Bibliotherapy.
  39. Benefits of Bibliotherapy.
  40. Using Bibliotherapy.
  41. Addressing the Concerns of Children.
  42. Using Commercial and Educational Media.
  43. Media and Literature.
  44. Television : Seeing the World From a Chair.
  45. Audiovisual Materials, Magazines and Newspapers.
  46. Computers and Software.
  47. Involving the Community.
  48. Places to Go : Exploring the Community.
  49. People to See.

Appendix A : Publishers and Suppliers.
Appendix B : Caldecott Medal Winners.
Appendix C : Best Selling Children's Books.

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