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Much More Social Studies Through Children S Literature

Author : Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN : 1591584450
Genre : Education
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These dynamic literature-based activities will help you energize the entire social studies curriculum and implement national (and state) standards.

Social Studies Through Children S Literature

Author : Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN : 0872879704
Genre : Education
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Themes include child and self, family, community and neighborhood, city and country, states and regions, nation and country, and the world.

More Social Studies Through Children S Literature

Author : Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN : 1563087618
Genre : Education
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Disscusses award-winning titles, including summaries, applicable social science discipline, NCSS thematic strands, critical-thinking questions, and related books and activities.

Children S Literature In Social Studies

Author : DeAn M. Krey
ISBN : STANFORD:36105021641795
Genre : Children's literature
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A guide to using a variety of children's books to teach social studies.

Science Through Children S Literature

Author : Carol M. Butzow
ISBN : 1563086514
Genre : Education
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This groundbreaking, critically acclaimed, and best-selling resource features more than 30 exciting instructional units that integrate all areas of the curriculum and serve as models to educators at all levels. Adopted as a supplementary text in schools of education nationwide, this resource features outstanding children's fiction books that are rich in scientific concepts yet equally well known for their strong story lines and universal appeal.

Philosophy In Children S Literature

Author : Peter R. Costello
ISBN : 9780739168233
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"This book seeks to join the ongoing, interdisciplinary approach to children's literature by means of sustained readings of individual texts by means of important works in the history of philosophy. Its inclusion of authors from both various departments--philosophy, literature, religion, and education--and various countries is an attempt to show how traditional boundaries between disciplines might become more permeable and how philosophy offers important insights to this interdisciplinary, critical conversation"--provided by publisher.

U S History Through Children S Literature

Author : Wanda J. Miller
ISBN : 1563084406
Genre : Education
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Suggests fiction and nonfiction literature which can be used to teach American history to fourth- through eighth-graders, and includes recipes, activities, and resources

Prizing Children S Literature

Author : Kenneth B. Kidd
ISBN : 9781317231424
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Children's book awards have mushroomed since the early twentieth-century and especially since the 1960s, when literary prizing became a favored strategy for both commercial promotion and canon-making. There are over 300 awards for English-language titles alone, but despite the profound impact of children’s book awards, scholars have paid relatively little attention to them. This book is the first scholarly volume devoted to the analysis of Anglophone children's book awards in historical and cultural context. With attention to both political and aesthetic concerns, the book offers original and diverse scholarship on prizing practices and their consequences in Australia, Canada, and especially the United States. Contributors offer both case studies of particular awards and analysis of broader trends in literary evaluation and elevation, drawing on theoretical work on canonization and cultural capital. Sections interrogate the complex and often unconscious ideological work of prizing, the ongoing tension between formalist awards and so-called identity-based awards — all the more urgent in light of the "We Need Diverse Books" campaign — the ever-morphing forms and parameters of prizing, and scholarly practices of prizing. Among the many awards discussed are the Pura Belpré Medal, the Inky Awards, the Canada Governor General Literary Award, the Printz Award, the Best Animated Feature Oscar, the Phoenix Award, and the John Newbery Medal, giving due attention to prizes for fiction as well as for non-fiction, poetry, and film. This volume will interest scholars in literary and cultural studies, social history, book history, sociology, education, library and information science, and anyone concerned with children's literature.

Children S Literature In Action A Librarian S Guide 2nd Edition

Author : Sylvia M. Vardell
ISBN : 9781610695619
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Looking for a practitioner-oriented intro to literature for children ages 5–12? This book covers the latest trends, titles, and tools for choosing the best books and materials as well as for planning fun and effective programs and activities. • Includes recommendations and evaluations of digital eBooks, apps, and audiobooks as well as print titles, providing full coverage of the range of materials for children today • Features short essays by top authors and practitioners in the field to give readers expert opinions and guidance • Provides author comments, collaborative activities, featured books, special topics and programs, selected awards and celebrations, historical connections, recommended resources, issues for discussion, relevant professional standards, and assignment suggestions within each chapter • Addresses the most recent professional and curricular standards for elementary school students—a key element of today's education assessment standards

Children S Literature And Culture Of The First World War

Author : Lissa Paul
ISBN : 9781317361664
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Because all wars in the twenty-first century are potentially global wars, the centenary of the first global war is the occasion for reflection. This volume offers an unprecedented account of the lives, stories, letters, games, schools, institutions (such as the Boy Scouts and YMCA), and toys of children in Europe, North America, and the Global South during the First World War and surrounding years. By engaging with developments in Children’s Literature, War Studies, and Education, and mining newly available archival resources (including letters written by children), the contributors to this volume demonstrate how perceptions of childhood changed in the period. Children who had been constructed as Romantic innocents playing safely in secure gardens were transformed into socially responsible children actively committing themselves to the war effort. In order to foreground cross-cultural connections across what had been perceived as ‘enemy’ lines, perspectives on German, American, British, Australian, and Canadian children’s literature and culture are situated so that they work in conversation with each other. The multidisciplinary, multinational range of contributors to this volume make it distinctive and a particularly valuable contribution to emerging studies on the impact of war on the lives of children.

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