Developing Learning Skills Through Children's Literature An Idea Book for K-5 Classrooms and Libraries by Terri Parker Street, Letty S. Watt


Developing Learning Skills Through Children's Literature An Idea Book for K-5 Classrooms and Libraries by Terri Parker Street, Letty S. Watt

This is not a revision but an entirely updated volume of selected high-quality literature published from 1986 to 1993. Volume 2 shows how to create a literature-based program--either thematic or across the curriculum--based on quality contemporary and classic literature. The authors explain how to select the most appropriate books and how to use them in the classroom to encourage learning through literature. Each volume contains six chapters arranged by grade level and divided into units covering books on a particular topic or theme, books by a particular author, or books of a particular type or genre.


.,. a useable resource for implementing a literature-based program that allows for a variety of learning styles....An excellent teacher resource. -Infotech

About the Author

LETTY WATT teaches gifted and talented children at Jefferson Elementary School, Norman, Oklahoma. She is especially involved with grades K-5. As owner of Learning Connections, she is a consultant on literature-based learning. TERRI PARKER STREET holds a B.S. in music education and a Master's of Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma, Norman. She taught music in elementary and secondary schools for 13 years and has presented workshops in the areas of music and the visual arts. She has been an elementary school library media specialist for the past five years.

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288 pages


Terri Parker Street, Letty S. Watt
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Publication date

29th April 1994



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