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Sawyer, Walter
Growing up with literature / Walter E. Sawyer ; foreword by Francis P. Hodge
5th ed
Clifton Park, NY, USA : Delmar Cengage Learning, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 372.64 SAW    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Children's literature -- Study and teaching (Preschool) -- United States
Children -- Books and reading
Early childhood education -- United States
Early childhood education -- Curricula -- United States
Physical Description xxiv, 344 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents CHAPTER 1: What's So Special About Literature? -- The Value of Literature -- Emerging Literacy and Literature -- CHAPTER 2: Planning for Success -- Key Principles of Child Development -- Conditions of Learning -- Creating a Good Environment for Infants -- Creating an Environment for Toddlers -- Creating an Environment for Preschoolers -- Creating an Environment for Kingergarten -- Putting it All Together -- CHAPTER 3: Choosing the Best Literature -- How to Begin -- Aspects of Good Children's Literature -- Presentation -- CHAPTER 4: Using Various Types of LIterature -- History of Children's Literature -- Fingerplays, Chants, and Rhymes -- Mother Goose Tales and Nursery Rhymes -- Fables, Folktales, and Fairytales -- Picture Books and Wordless Picture Books -- Concept Books -- Fiction: Realistic Fiction and Fantasy Fiction -- Poetry -- Awards and Prizes in Children's Literature -- CHAPTER 5: Magic Motivations -- Capturing the Attention of the Children -- Identifying Possible Problems -- Smooth Transitions -- A Healthy Environment -- CHAPTER 6: How Many Ways Can A Story Be Told? -- Reading Aloud -- Storytelling -- Flannelboard Stories -- Theatrical Stories -- Children as Authors, Storytellers, and Illustrators -- CHAPTER 7: Integrating Literature Into the Curriculum -- Webs as Organizational Tools -- Themes for Developing Webs -- Facilitating Integration -- Literature Use in Integrated Units -- CHAPTER 8: Bibliotherapy: Using Books to Heal -- Understanding Bibliotherapy -- Benefits of Bibiliotherapy -- Using Bibliotherapy -- Addressing the Concerns of Children -- CHAPTER 9: Using Commerical and Educational Media -- Media and Literature -- Television: Seeing the World From a Chair -- Audiovisual Materials -- Magazines and Newspapers -- Computers and Software -- Chapter 10: Involving the Community -- Places to Go: Exploring the Community -- People to See
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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