Living Literature

Living Literature

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This is the ideal book to help prospective teachers improve children's reading and language arts skills and instill in them a genuine and lasting love of reading. The book demonstrates numerous ways to integrate literature into the daily fabric of classroom life. Following a solid grounding in the basics every reading teacher needs, individual chapters explore genres of children's literature and teaching strategies specific to each genre. Then, the authors examine currently accepted effective practices for engaging young readers in hands-on reading in a way that fosters a love of literature that will last a lifetime. Early childhood and elementary education literature and language arts teachers.Two aquot;Cinderellaaquot; variants are compared and contrasted with a Venn diagram, a useful strategy for comparing texts. ... Dramatization can be done in a variety of ways, including pantomime, puppet shows, Readera#39;s Theatre, or a formal play. Folktales, fables, short legends, and learning stories are especially good for dramatization because of their simple plots, straightforward characterization, and brevity.

Title:Living Literature
Author:Janice V. Kristo, Amy A. McClure, Abigail Garthwait
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2004-10


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