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Creativity and Children's Literature : New Ways to Encourage Divergent Thinking. by Saccardi, Marianne.(DLC)1887930;
Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- A Definition of Divergent Thinking -- Characteristics of the Divergent Thinker -- Problems Solved in Unexpected Ways by Divergent Thinkers -- A Classroom Environment That Promotes Divergent Thinking -- References -- 1 Poetry: "Words . . . That Rub Together with Small Explosions" -- Poetry "Mak[es] Familiar Objects Be as if They Were Not Familiar" (Percy Bysshe Shelley) -- A Unit on Birds (Or Any Other Member of the Animal Kingdom) -- Dare to Dream ... Change the World (Title of a Poetry Book Edited by Jill Corcoran): Poems That Tell a Story -- Poems That Stretch Thinking -- Poems That Stretch Imagination: Making the Impossible Possible -- Experimenting with Forms -- Poetry and Art Link to Help Students See Details -- References -- Poetry Books Featuring Animals -- 2 Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary World of Fiction -- Picture Books -- Risk-Taking, Divergent-Thinking Characters -- Picture Book Creators Help Readers Reimagine Their World -- A. Extraordinarily Creative Storytelling -- B. Innovative Formats -- Illustrations as Metaphor -- Novels -- A. Realistic Contemporary Fiction -- B. Historical Fiction -- References -- 3 Folklore, Fantasy-The Tale Is a Lie -- What It Tells Is the Truth -- Nursery Rhymes -- Folktales -- Trickster Tales -- Creative Problem Solving and Life Lessons -- Fables -- Tall Tales -- Pourquoi Tales -- Fairy Tales -- A. Picture Book Retellings -- B. Original Fairy Tales Written by Contemporary Authors -- C. Cinderella around the World -- D. Fractured Tales in Picture Book Format -- E. Fractured Fairy Tale Novels or Novels Based Directly on Fairy Tales -- a) Novels for Younger Readers -- b) Novels for Older Readers -- More Divergent Thinking and Creative Activities Inspired by Folk and Fairy Tales.Further Thoughts to Ponder -- Fairy Tales-Root of Contemporary Fantasy Novels -- Modern Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels -- High Fantasy -- Note -- References -- Selective Bibliography of Mother Goose Rhymes -- Selective Bibliography of Cinderella Stories from around the World -- A Selective Bibliography of Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels That Weave Threads of Myths and Legends -- 4 Nonfiction: Igniting Curiosity, Inquiry, and Divergent Thinking -- Nonfiction Writers Demonstrate Curiosity about and Passion for Their Subject -- Everything's Just Fine . . . or Is It? (Taken from Jacket Flap, Wooldridge, 2011) -- Courageous Innovators Transform Obstacles into Action -- Suggested Activities -- Invention Born of the Observation and Investigation of Nature (Adapted from Marcus Tullius Cicero) -- Dare Mighty Things (From the Title of Rappaport's Biography of Theodore Roosevelt) -- Powerful Collaboration -- Examining Nonfiction Authors' Angles or Points of View (Marc Aronson) -- Drawing on Nonfiction in Units of Study -- A. Frogs and Toads -- B. Insects -- Moving Forward -- References -- Additional Titles -- 5 Divergent Thinking in the Classroom -- Students Take on the Issue of Poor Air Quality -- Divergent Thinkers Present Their Innovative Projects -- Some Concluding Thoughts -- Future Goals -- Parent Comments -- The Final Word -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Coda: Going Places -- References -- Appendix: Useful Websites to Encourage Student Creativity -- Cover Credits -- Index.The children in classrooms today will soon become adult members of society: they will need to apply divergent thinking skills to be effective in all aspects of their lives, regardless of their specific occupation. How well your students meet complicated challenges and take advantage of the opportunities before them decades down the road will depend largely upon the kind of thinking they are trained and encouraged to do today. This book provides a game plan for busy librarians and teachers to develop their students' abilities to arrive at new ideas by utilizing children's books at hand. Following an introduction in which the author defines divergent thinking, discusses its characteristics, and establishes its vital importance, chapters dedicated to types of literature for children such as fantasy, poetry, and non-fiction present specific titles and relevant activities geared to fostering divergent thinking in young minds. Parents will find the recommendations of the kinds of books to read with their children and explanations of how to engage their children in conversations that will help their creative thinking skills extremely beneficial. The book also includes a case study of a fourth-grade class that applied the principles of divergent thinking to imagine innovative designs and come up with new ideas while studying a social studies/science unit on ecology.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Children''s literature -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.; Creative thinking -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.;
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Creativity and Children's Literature : New Ways to Encourage Divergent Thinking. by Saccardi, Marianne.;
Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- A Definition of Divergent Thinking -- Characteristics of the Divergent Thinker -- Problems Solved in Unexpected Ways by Divergent Thinkers -- A Classroom Environment That Promotes Divergent Thinking -- References -- 1 Poetry: "Words . . . That Rub Together with Small Explosions -- Poetry "Mak[es] Familiar Objects Be as if They Were Not Familiar" (Percy Bysshe Shelley) -- A Unit on Birds (Or Any Other Member of the Animal Kingdom) -- Dare to Dream ... Change the World (Title of a Poetry Book Edited by Jill Corcoran): Poems That Tell a Story -- Poems That Stretch Thinking -- Poems That Stretch Imagination: Making the Impossible Possible -- Experimenting with Forms -- Poetry and Art Link to Help Students See Details -- References -- Poetry Books Featuring Animals -- 2 Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary World of Fiction -- Picture Books -- Risk-Taking, Divergent-Thinking Characters -- Picture Book Creators Help Readers Reimagine Their World -- A. Extraordinarily Creative Storytelling -- B. Innovative Formats -- Illustrations as Metaphor -- Novels -- A. Realistic Contemporary Fiction -- B. Historical Fiction -- References -- 3 Folklore, Fantasy-The Tale Is a Lie -- What It Tells Is the Truth -- Nursery Rhymes -- Folktales -- Trickster Tales -- Creative Problem Solving and Life Lessons -- Fables -- Tall Tales -- Pourquoi Tales -- Fairy Tales -- A. Picture Book Retellings -- B. Original Fairy Tales Written by Contemporary Authors -- C. Cinderella around the World -- D. Fractured Tales in Picture Book Format -- E. Fractured Fairy Tale Novels or Novels Based Directly on Fairy Tales -- a) Novels for Younger Readers -- b) Novels for Older Readers -- More Divergent Thinking and Creative Activities Inspired by Folk and Fairy Tales.Further Thoughts to Ponder -- Fairy Tales-Root of Contemporary Fantasy Novels -- Modern Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels -- High Fantasy -- Note -- References -- Selective Bibliography of Mother Goose Rhymes -- Selective Bibliography of Cinderella Stories from around the World -- A Selective Bibliography of Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels That Weave Threads of Myths and Legends -- 4 Nonfiction: Igniting Curiosity, Inquiry, and Divergent Thinking -- Nonfiction Writers Demonstrate Curiosity about and Passion for Their Subject -- Everything's Just Fine . . . or Is It? (Taken from Jacket Flap, Wooldridge, 2011) -- Courageous Innovators Transform Obstacles into Action -- Suggested Activities -- Invention Born of the Observation and Investigation of Nature (Adapted from Marcus Tullius Cicero) -- Dare Mighty Things (From the Title of Rappaport's Biography of Theodore Roosevelt) -- Powerful Collaboration -- Examining Nonfiction Authors' Angles or Points of View (Marc Aronson) -- Drawing on Nonfiction in Units of Study -- A. Frogs and Toads -- B. Insects -- Moving Forward -- References -- Additional Titles -- 5 Divergent Thinking in the Classroom -- Students Take on the Issue of Poor Air Quality -- Divergent Thinkers Present Their Innovative Projects -- Some Concluding Thoughts -- Future Goals -- Parent Comments -- The Final Word -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Coda: Going Places -- References -- Appendix: Useful Websites to Encourage Student Creativity -- Cover Credits -- Index.The children in classrooms today will soon become adult members of society: they will need to apply divergent thinking skills to be effective in all aspects of their lives, regardless of their specific occupation. How well your students meet complicated challenges and take advantage of the opportunities before them decades down the road will depend largely upon the kind of thinking they are trained and encouraged to do today. This book provides a game plan for busy librarians and teachers to develop their students' abilities to arrive at new ideas by utilizing children's books at hand. Following an introduction in which the author defines divergent thinking, discusses its characteristics, and establishes its vital importance, chapters dedicated to types of literature for children such as fantasy, poetry, and non-fiction present specific titles and relevant activities geared to fostering divergent thinking in young minds. Parents will find the recommendations of the kinds of books to read with their children and explanations of how to engage their children in conversations that will help their creative thinking skills extremely beneficial. The book also includes a case study of a fourth-grade class that applied the principles of divergent thinking to imagine innovative designs and come up with new ideas while studying a social studies/science unit on ecology.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
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Children's literature in the classroom--weaving Charlotte's web / by Hickman, Janet(SAGE)1705669; Cullinan, Bernice E.(SAGE)1716899;
"References, children's books": p. 263-274.Beginnings : understanding the uses of literature in the classroom -- A point of view on literature and learning / Janet Hickman and Bernice E. Cullinan -- Selecting children's books : "The rarest kind of best" / Betty Marion Brett -- Changing conceptions of early literacy learning / Moira McKenzie and Gay Su Pinnell -- "Please don't stop there!" : the power of reading aloud / Barbara Friedberg and Elizabeth Strong -- Literature : a foundation and source for learning to write / C. Ann Terry -- Using literature across the curriculum / Barbara Chatton -- Strands : celebrating books and authors in four genres -- Picture books for all the ages / Barbara Kiefer -- Teachers using picture books / Marilyn Reed -- My goals as an illustrator / Marcia Brown -- Dreams and wishes : fantasy literature for children / Dan Woolsey -- Fantasy in the classroom / Virginia Stelk -- Fantasy is what fantasy does / Madeleine L'Engle -- A gift of time : children's historical fiction / Linda Levstik -- Teachers using historical fiction / Lillian Webb -- Living close to history / Mollie Hunter -- Knowing poetry : choosing poetry for children / Rebecca L. Thomas -- Poetry in the school : bringing children and poetry together / Amy McClure, Peggy Harrison and Peg Reed -- A bouquet of poems about poetry for Charlotte / Eve Merriam -- Patterns : developing literature-based programs -- Moving toward a literature-based program / Joan I. Glazer -- A literature program : getting it together, keeping it going / Susan Hepler -- Administrative support for literature-based reading programs / Steven R. DeLapp -- Librarians and teachers working together / Diane Driessen -- Enriching your literature resources / Barbara Peterson -- No wider then the heart is wide / Charlotte S. Huck
Subjects: Children's literature; Children;
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Educators Companion to Childrens Literature : Folklore, Contemporary Realistic Fiction, Fantasy, Biographies, and Tales from Here and There. by McElmeel, Sharron L.(DLC)1820629; McElmeel, Deborah L.;
Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1-Balancing Nonfiction and Fiction Reading -- Fiction and Nonfiction in the Literature-Based Classroom -- The Aesthetic and the Efferent Stances -- Discussion Groups and the Reader's Journal -- The Focus -- Introducing the Focus and Preparing the Surroundings -- Focus Corner -- Read-Alouds and Discussions -- Getting Started -- Reading Workshop Activities-Using the Reader's Journal and Discussion Groups -- Modeling Daily Workshop Activities -- Moving to Independent Reading -- Forming Discussion Groups -- Ways to Share Information About Books -- Culminating the Focus -- Notes -- 2-Folklore -- From Folktales to Myths -- Folktales in Today's Culture -- Literary Folk Stories -- Elements of Folktales -- Folklore-Then and Now -- Folklore-Changing Times -- Beginning a Focus on Folklore -- Read-Alouds and Discussions -- Collections of Traditional Tales to Read Aloud -- Moving to a Multitude of Books -- More Folklore to Read -- Author! Author! Jan Brett -- Jan Brett -- Author! Author! Paul Galdone -- Paul Galdone -- Going Beyond -- Culminating the Focus on Folklore -- 3-Contemporary Realistic Fiction -- Contemporary Realistic Fiction-An Introduction -- Topics in Contemporary Realistic Fiction -- Families -- Coming-of-Age Stories -- Friends and School -- Death -- Problem Novels -- Realistic Fiction-Then and Now -- Defining Contemporary Realistic Fiction -- Realistic Fiction and Realism -- Realistic Fiction and Fantasy -- Realistic Fiction and Animal Stories -- Realistic Fiction and Historical Fiction -- Contemporary Realistic Fiction and the Reader -- Contemporary Issues and Contemporary Realistic Fiction -- Censorship and Contemporary Realistic Fiction -- Choosing Contemporary Realistic Fiction -- Beginning a Focus on Contemporary Realistic Fiction -- Read-Alouds and Discussions.Some Great Contemporary Realistic Fiction Books to Read Aloud -- Moving to a Multitude of Books -- More Contemporary Realistic Fiction to Read -- Author! Author! Betsy Byars -- Betsy Byars -- Author! Author! Mavis Jukes -- Mavis Jukes -- Going Beyond -- Culminating the Focus on Contemporary Realistic Fiction -- Notes -- 4-Books of Fantasy -- Books of Fantasy-Beyond the Introduction -- Types of Fantasy -- Animals in Fantasy -- Fantasy in Mythical Worlds -- Time Travel Fantasies -- Fantasies for Every Age -- Techniques Used in Writing Books of Fantasy -- Realistic Context -- Language -- Setting -- Point of View -- "Traditional" Fantasy -- Science Fiction or Science Fantasy -- Beginning a Focus on Books of Fantasy -- Read-Alouds and Discussions -- Some Great Fantasies to Read Aloud -- Moving to a Multitude of Books -- More Fantasies to Read -- Author! Author! David Wisniewski -- David Wisniewski -- Author! Author! Betty Ren Wright -- Betty Ren Wright -- Going Beyond -- Culminating the Focus on Fantasy -- 5-Biographies -- Biography-An Introduction -- Historical Fiction or Biography? -- Terms and Techniques in Biography Writing -- Biographies for Every Age -- Beginning a Focus on Biographies -- Read-Alouds and Discussions -- Some Great Biographies to Read Aloud -- Moving to a Multitude of Books -- More Biographies to Read -- Author! Author! Russell Freedman -- Russell Freedman -- Author! Author! Jean Fritz -- Jean Fritz -- Going Beyond -- Culminating the Focus on Biography -- Notes -- 6-Tales from Here and There -- Books and Places -- Settings-Their Influence on Story -- Accurate Details and Settings -- Beginning a Focus on Tales from Here and There -- Read-Alouds and Discussions -- Some Great Tales from Here and There to Read Aloud -- Moving to a Multitude of Books -- More Tales from Here and There -- A Booklist and Reader's Connections -- Going Beyond.Culminating the Focus on Books from Here and There -- Index of Authors and Titles by Location -- A -- B -- E -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- About the Author.Each of these volumes explores five popular genres and shows how they can be used to promote learning in the library and classroom. After introductory discussions of each genre, McElmeel recommends books, gives lists of related titles, and provides a variety of ideas for genre-related activities that complement classroom thematic units. Grades 4-.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Children -- Books and reading.; Children''s literature -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.;
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Children's Literature in the Reading Program [electronic resource] : Engaging Young Readers in the 21st Century by Wooten, Deborah A.(SAGE)1551195; Cullinan, Bernice E.(SAGE)1716899;
""cover""; ""title""; ""copyright""; ""dedication""; ""Contents""; ""About the Editors""; ""Contributors""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Part I: Exploring Genres and Subgenres""; ""Chapter 1: Poetry, the Write Thing to Do""; ""Chapter 2: Teaching Nonfiction With Confidence""; ""Chapter 3: What Do Biographies Tell Us? A Journey Into Books and Lives That Shape the Present""; ""Chapter 4: Series Books: For Seeking Reading Pleasure and Developing Reading Competence""; ""Part II: Investigating Texts and Images""; ""Chapter 5: Illustrations in PIcture Books: The Art of Reading Images""""Chapter 6: Reading Text and Image: Building Skills for Deep Understanding""""Chapter 7: Graphic Novels in Education: Comics, Comprehension, and the Content Areas""; ""Part III: Motivating All Students""; ""Chapter 8: Reading Multculturally, Globally, Critcally: Incorporating Literature of Diversity in Literacy Education""; ""Chapter 9: ""That Isn't Fair!""/""¡No Es Justo!"" Process Drama for Children: Learning to Think Critically About Picture Books in English and Spanish""; ""Chapter 10: Selecting Engaging Texts for Upper Elementary Students Who Avoid Reading or Find Reading Difficult""""Part IV: Visiting a Rich Reading and Writing Classroom""""Chapter 11: Creating Classroom Libraries for Grades K-5""; ""Chapter 12: Young Readers Study Writers""; ""Chapter 13: Primary Students Writing and Reading Informational Text""; ""Part V: Engaging With Resources in the Field""; ""Chapter 14: Where Do We Go From Here? Resources to Connect, Engage, and Inspire""; ""Index""; ""Children's LIterature Author Index""; ""Children's Literature Title Index""
Subjects: Electronic books.; Children''s literature -- Study and teaching -- United States.; English language -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.; Reading (Elementary) -- United States.;
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Understanding American history through children's literature : instructional units and activities for grades K-8 / by Pérez-Stable, María A.(SAGE)1826339; Cordier, Mary Hurlbut,1930-(SAGE)1826334;
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subjects: Children's literature;
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Neal-Schuman guide to celebrations and holidays around the world : the best books, media, and multicultural learning activities / by Matthew, Kathryn I.(SAGE)1887744; Lowe, Joy L.(SAGE)1800316;
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.pt. 1. Quick guides to celebrations and holidays. Celebrations and holidays at a glance -- Key titles for integrating celebrations and holidays into the social studies curriculum -- pt. 2. Autumn. Autumn celebrations and holidays with moveable dates -- September holidays and celebrations -- October holidays and celebrations -- November holidays and celebrations -- pt. 3 Winter. Winter celebrations and holidays with moveable dates -- December holidays and celebrations -- January holidays and celebrations -- February holidays and celebrations -- pt. 4. Spring. Spring celebrations and holidays with moveable dates -- March holidays and celebrations -- April holidays and celebrations -- May holidays and celebrations -- pt. 5. Summer. Summer celebrations and holidays with moveable dates -- June holidays and celebrations -- July holidays and celebrations -- August holidays and celebrations -- pt. 6. World cultures, unusual events, and special days. Celebrations and holidays collections -- Special celebrations.
Subjects: Holidays; Festivals; Children's literature; Children; Children's literature;
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Social studies through children's literature : an integrated approach / by Fredericks, Anthony D.(SAGE)1764745;
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subjects: Social sciences; Language experience approach in education; Children's literature, American;
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Integrating Children's Literature Through the Common Core State Standards. by Wadham, Rachel L.; Young, Terrell.;
Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Chapter One-What Are the Common Core State Standards? -- Chapter Two-The Anchor and Grade-Level English Language Arts Standards -- Chapter Three-Text Complexity and the Core -- The Quantitative Dimension -- The Qualitative Dimension -- The Reader and Task Dimensions -- Conclusion -- Chapter Four-Children's Literature and the Core -- A Brief History of Children's Literature -- The Power of Children's Literature in the Classroom -- What Children's Literature Brings to the Core -- Selecting Children's Literature for Classroom Use -- Applying the Text Complexity Model to Children's Literature -- Chapter Five-The Teaching Principles behind the Core -- Inquiry Learning -- 21st-Century Skills -- Close and Critical Reading -- Chapter Six-Core Skills and Strategies for a Love of Reading -- Developing Classrooms Where a Love of Reading Flourishes -- Developing Classrooms Where Skills Flourish -- Combining Love and Skills for a Balanced Classroom -- Chapter Seven-Children's Literature and the Core in Practice -- Standards 1-3: Key Ideas and Details: What the Text Says -- Standards 4-6: Craft and Structure: What Authors Are Trying to Do -- Standards 7-9: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: What the Text Means -- Appendixes -- Index.Tackling nearly every aspect of the English Language Arts Standards and the measures they employ, it offers a thorough plan for engaging elementary school students with literature. It explores the benefits and teaching principles behind CCSS, and explains how to apply them to literature. Along with the strengths it has in connection to CCSS, you will learn about the history of children's literature and what both fiction and nonfiction bring to the classroom. You will find plenty of practical applications of the CCSS, including book lists and lesson ideas, along with thorough examples. There is also a wealth of information on the kinds of readers you will encounter and explanations of how to meet their needs. A final section focuses on creating a curriculum, connecting the theory throughout the book with concrete lessons plans and units that cover the main CCSS skill sets.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Children -- Books and reading -- United States..; Children’s literature -- Study and teaching (Elementary).; Language arts (Elementary) -- Standards -- United States..; Reading (Elementary).; Reading comprehension.;
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Social Studies Through Childrens Literature : An Integrated Approach. by Fredericks, Anthony D.(DLC)1764745; Fredericks, Rebecca N.;
Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part I: Children's Literature in the Social Studies Curriculum -- 1-INTRODUCTION -- Views of Social Studies -- Social Studies Teaching and Learning -- Social Studies as Process -- Reference List -- 2-WHOLE LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES, AND MORE -- Whole Language Activities -- 3-MAKING CONNECTIONS: INTEGRATING SOCIAL STUDIES AND CHILDREN'S LITERATURE -- The Literature Connection -- Teaching Social Studies via Bookwebbing -- Teaching Social Studies via Thematic Units -- Part II: Activities and Processes -- 4-INTRODUCTION -- 5-CHILD AND SELF -- Once There Were Giants (Waddell) -- People (Spier) -- Sarah Morton's Day (Waters) -- 6-FAMILY -- Always Gramma (Nelson) -- Granpa (Burningham) -- Ox-Cart Man (Hall) -- The Wednesday Surprise (Bunting) -- When I Was Young in the Mountains (Rylant) -- 7-COMMUNITY AND NEIGHBORHOOD -- In Coal Country (Hendershot) -- Miss Rumphius (Cooney) -- Mr. Griggs' Work (Rylant) -- Shaker Lane (Provensen and Provensen) -- 8-CITY AND COUNTRY -- Grandpa Had a Windmill, Grandma Had a Churn (Jackson). -- Night in the Country (Rylant) -- Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt (Ernst) -- Town and Country (Provensen and Provensen) -- 9-STATES AND REGIONS -- Aurora Means Dawn (Sanders) -- Just Us Women (Caines) -- Your Best Friend Kate (Brisson) -- 10-NATION AND COUNTRY -- Anno's U.S.A. (Anno) -- John Henry (Keats) -- A Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln (Adler) -- A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Adler) -- The Star-Spangled Banner (Spier) -- Those People in Washington (Flitner) -- 11-WORLD -- All in a Day (Anno et al.) -- The Great Kapok Tree (Cheery) -- Jafta and the Wedding (Lewin) -- Jambo Means Hello (Feelings) -- Maps and Globes (Knowlton) -- Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters (Steptoe) -- My Sister Says (Baker) -- Appendix A-An Annotated Bibliography of Children's Literature.The Topics of Social Studies -- Self -- Families -- Communities -- Cities -- States and Regions -- Nation -- World -- The Disciplines of Social Studies -- Geography -- Anthropology -- Sociology -- Political Science -- Economics -- History -- Appendix B-Social Studies Resources -- Social Studies Activity Books -- Sources for Children's Literature in Social Studies -- Whole Language Resource Books -- Periodicals for Teachers -- Periodicals for Children -- Miscellaneous -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- About the Author.Use this activity-centered, literature-based approach to get students excited about social studies. These 32 units have summaries of books, social studies topic areas, lists of content-related words, curricular perspectives, and critical-thinking questions, as well as myriad activities. Fredericks also gives you an excellent annotated bibliography of children's literature and a list of social studies resources.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Children's literature, American; Electronic books. -- local.; Language experience approach in education -- United States.; Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.;
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