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Wade, Barrie – Children's Literature in Education, 1982
Discusses the value of rhymes in developing children's concepts of story and pleasure in reading. (HOD)
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Childrens Literature, Concept Formation, Elementary Education
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Wolcott, Patty – Children's Literature in Education, 1982
Describes the use of 10 word picture books to enrich the language experience of young children and to motivate their reading. (HOD)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Childrens Literature, Early Reading, Language Enrichment
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Children's Literature in Education, 1981
Four professors of children's literature offer suggestions based on extensive experience for teaching critical attitudes and insights in the elementary school grades. (HOD)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Creative Writing, Educational Games, Elementary Education
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Cheetham, John – Children's Literature in Education, 1975
Suggests that more classroom activities should be developed around the concepts and themes revealed in novels and other childrens literature. (RB)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Creative Activities, Novels
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Ousbey, Jack – Children's Literature in Education, 1981
Describes how one school developed six literature-based explorations involving an author of children's books that was intended to develop children's imaginations. (HOD)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Creative Activities, Creative Writing
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Aylwin, Tony – Children's Literature in Education, 1981
Suggests activities that are intended to help children understand and become more familiar with the legends and myths that are read to them. Argues that the study of classical myths and legends should be part of the English curriculum. (HOD)
Descriptors: Childhood Interests, Educational Needs, English Curriculum, English Instruction
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Stibbs, Andrew – Children's Literature in Education, 1981
Discusses various ways, with illustrative detail, of teaching poetry in the classroom. (HOD)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Creative Writing, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction
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Fox, Geoff; Merrick, Brian – Children's Literature in Education, 1981
Offers ideas as starting points intended to help make poems more accessible to children. Suggests ideas for first encounters, sharing and presenting poems, becoming familiar with a poem, exploring a poem to increase comprehension, asking questions, collecting poems, and demystifying poetry. (HOD)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Creative Writing, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction
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Johnson, Terry D. – Children's Literature in Education, 1979
The development and selection of meaningful activities associated with literature must take into account the nature of the work, the maturity of the children and the manner in which the story is presented. Activities for literary appreciation must send the child back into the work for reconsideration. (HOD)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Fiction, Literature Appreciation, Teacher Responsibility
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Myers, Alan – Children's Literature in Education, 1978
Explores ways that science fiction can be used in the classroom in discussions of world affairs, social studies, and science. (HOD)
Descriptors: English Instruction, Science Education, Science Fiction, Secondary Education
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Fox, Geoff – Children's Literature in Education, 1977
Describes 24 activities for encouraging response to literature, designed for individual work and for classroom work with pairs, small groups, or the whole class. (GT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Group Activities, Individual Activities, Language Arts
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Rollin, Lucy W. – Children's Literature in Education, 1985
Describes imaginative ways to teach "A Wizard of Earthsea," a fantasy novel by Ursula LeGuin, with teaching time limited to one hour a week for six weeks. (HOD)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Fantasy, Grade 6, Intermediate Grades
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Wade, Barrie – Children's Literature in Education, 1982
Provides examples of children's use of oral games and suggests that they are excellent material to establish the needed links between experience, speech, and the written word. (HOD)
Descriptors: Childrens Games, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Language Rhythm
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Wicks, Stephen; Hall, Barbara – Children's Literature in Education, 1980
Wick describes how Theodore Taylor's "The Cay" can be used in the classroom, and Hall tells of the successful classroom use of Stan Barstow's "A Kind of Loving." (HOD)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Literature, Novels
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Jackson, David – Children's Literature in Education, 1980
Suggests that first impressions are a vital element in the reading process and offers illustrations from the journal of a 15-year-old student. (MKM)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Literature, Reading Attitudes
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