Education

Awakening the Heart

Author: Georgia Heard

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 140

View: 477

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, p, e, i, s, t.
Education

Using Poetry Across the Curriculum

Author: Barbara Chatton

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 241

View: 442

This comprehensive listing and discussion of poetic works supports the standards of all areas of the curriculum, helping librarians and teachers working with kindergarten through middle school students. * Updates from the first edition include new and different poetry and newer authors than the first edition * Provides numerous lists of anthologies, poems, and poetic prose and meets national standards and areas within those standards * Offers lists of bilingual works in Spanish and English and lists of poems representing various cultural groups both in the United States and around the world * Includes teaching ideas, writing activities, and links for crossing the curriculum
Business & Economics

Literature and the Child

Author: Lee Galda

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 528

View: 658

LITERATURE AND THE CHILD, 8th Edition, covers the two major topical areas of children’s literature: the genres of children’s literature (picturebooks, contemporary realistic fiction, etc.) and the use of children’s literature in the classroom. The book offers succinct yet beautifully written and illustrated discussions that reflect the tone and feel of children’s books. Featuring discussions of the latest works of children’s literature, the book includes coverage of the growing importance of young adult literature as well as emphasis on upper-level children’s literature and adolescent literature. The authors pay careful attention to diversity in children’s literature and equip readers with practical, research-based teaching ideas linked to the Common Core English Language Arts Standards for grades kindergarten through eight. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Moving Critical Literacies Forward

Author: Jessica Pandya

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

View: 168

Taking the pulse of current efforts to do—and, in some cases, undo—critical literacy, this volume explores and critiques its implementation in learning contexts around the globe. An impressive set of international authors offer examples of productive critical literacy practices in and out of schools, address the tensions and gaps between these practices and educational policies, and attempt to forecast the future for critical literacy as a movement in the changing global educational policy landscape. This collection is unique in presenting the recent work of luminaries such as Allan Luke and Hilary Janks alongside relative newcomers who use innovative approaches and arguments to reinvigorate and redefine critical practice. It is time for this cutting-edge inquiry into the state of critical literacy—not only because is it a complex and ever-evolving field, but perhaps more important, because it offers a reaction to, and powerful reworking of, standardization and high-stakes accountability measures in educational contexts around the globe.
Education

Poetry Goes to School

Author: Bob Barton

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 112

View: 528

Learn how to create a "culture of poetry" that demonstrates the power of words and strengthens the language lives of children. Poetry Goes to School is a comprehensive resource for teachers who want to fill their classrooms with poetry. The authors have expanded the territory covered in their previous book, Mother Goose Goes to School. In this rich collection, they have gathered and classified a remarkable collection of poetry and teaching strategies into a meaningful, manageable program. The book is organized around eight inviting units: patterns, word play, nursery rhymes, ceremonies, images, voices, stories, and information. Each unit contains: a description of the genre; inviting lessons and tools for using them in classrooms; sample poems to motivate language discussion; ideas for exploring all forms of poetry with children. Teachers can select from the wide range of response activities that will involve the children in reading, writing, role-playing and the arts. Assessment techniques for supporting the poetry program complement this inviting resource.
Education

A Fresh Approach to Teaching Punctuation

Author: Janet Angelillo

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 720

A guide to teaching students to use punctuation correctly and effectively through a program of extensive reading and writing.
Children

Cullinan and Galda's Literature and the Child

Author: Lee Galda

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Children

Page: 532

View: 449

Galda and Cullinan explore the realm of children's literature. In the first part of the text, individual chapters are devoted to the genres of poetry, picture books, folklore, fantasy, contemporary realism.