9781428318168

Growing Up with Literature

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  • ISBN13:

    9781428318168

  • ISBN10:

    142831816X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/11/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Growing Up with Literature, 5E provides a practical and understandable presentation of the literature references, evaluation features, and classroom strategies that can be put into practice right away. With 300 new children’s literature titles, and up to date research in language development and brain development, it is on the cutting edge of knowledge of early childhood education. All genres of literature are addressed including ABC/Counting books, folk and fairy tales, fables, and traditional/contemporary fiction and nonfiction.

Author Biography

Walter Sawyer served for many years as an administrator in the Waterford-Halfmoon School Distrct in upstate New York while teaching graduate courses in the field of literacy at Russell Sage College.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
What's so Special about Literature
Planning for Success
Choosing the Best Literature
Using Various Types of Literature
Magic Motivations
How Many Ways can a Story Be
Integrating Literature into the Curriculum
Bibliotherapy: Using Books to
Using Commercial and Educational
Involving the Community
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