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Children's literature in the classroom : engaging lifelong readers

Author: Diane M Barone
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2011.
Series: Solving problems in the teaching of literacy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This guide provides a wealth of ideas for incorporating high-quality children's books of all kinds into K-6 classrooms. Numerous practical strategies are presented for engaging students with picturebooks, fiction, nonfiction, and nontraditional texts. --from publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane M Barone
ISBN: 9781606239384 1606239384 9781606239391 1606239392
OCLC Number: 567155577
Description: xiii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Engaging teachers and their use of children's literature --
Reexamining why we read --
A brief history of children's literature. 2. Reading aloud, independent reading, and response in the classroom --
Why reading aloud is important --
How to choose books --
Independent reading --
Responding to literature. 3. Exploring narrative genres --
Books for the very young --
Traditional literature --
Fantasy --
Poetry --
Historical fiction --
Realistic fiction --
Multicultural and international literature --
Postmodern picturebooks Graphic books --
School-based literature. 4. Exploring nonfiction/informational genres --
Nonfiction genres --
Informational text genres --
Informational books in the content areas (Science, Social Studies, Math, Art, Music) --
Multigenre texts. 5. Exploring qualities of text --
Plot --
Characters --
Setting --
Theme --
Style --
Point of view. 6. Exploring qualities of visual representation --
Pragmatic concerns with illustration --
Anatomy of a picturebook --
Interplay of text and illustration --
Art media --
Artistic representations --
Artistic elements --
Postmodern picturebooks --
Nonfiction picturebooks. 7. Children's views of children's literature --
Checking the classroom library and determining student interests --
Exploring girl and boy readers. 8. Learning about illustrators and small text sets --
Why text sets? --
Thinking a bout student engagement --
Website support --
Learning about an illustrator --
A variety of text sets. 9. Learning about authors and more extensive text sets --
Learning about an author --
Extended text sets.
Series Title: Solving problems in the teaching of literacy.
Responsibility: Diane M. Barone.
Local System Bib Number:
394759

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"Barone presents a clear road map for engaging young readers with literature as they read for pleasure or critical analysis. This refreshing book is complete with book lists, text sets, attention to Read more...

 
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