Developing Learning Skills through Children's Literature An Idea Book for K-5 Classrooms and Libraries, Volume 2 by Terri Parker Street, Letty S. Watt
  

Developing Learning Skills through Children's Literature An Idea Book for K-5 Classrooms and Libraries, Volume 2

Written by Terri Parker Street, Letty S. Watt
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Synopsis

Developing Learning Skills through Children's Literature An Idea Book for K-5 Classrooms and Libraries, Volume 2 by Terri Parker Street, Letty S. Watt

Guides primary-school teachers and librarians in creating literature-based programmes, based on quality classic literature. The text shows how to select appropriate books, taking into account the various learning styles of children. Chapters cover recommended books by theme, author and genre.

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by listening, reading, thinking, and talking with teachers and other students, children will learn decision making skills, develop techniques to creatively respond to ideas, and think in original ways. Because of its thematic approach to creating literature units, public librarians may find the set useful as a springboard for a program planning ideas.?-Public Library Quarterly .,. 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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Author

Terri Parker Street, Letty S. Watt
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Publisher

Greenwood Press an imprint of ABC-CLIO

Publication date

29th April 1994

ISBN

9780897747462


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