Children's Literature in the Reading Program, Fifth Edition : Engaging Young Readers in the 21st Century, Paperback Book

Children's Literature in the Reading Program, Fifth Edition : Engaging Young Readers in the 21st Century Paperback

Edited by Deborah (PhD, Theory and Practice in Teacher Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville) Wooten, Lauren Aimonette Liang, Bernice (PhD) Cullinan

Description

This indispensable teacher resource and course text, now revised and updated, addresses the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of incorporating outstanding children's literature into the K-8 reading program.

A strong emphasis on diverse literature is woven throughout the fifth edition, with chapters emphasizing the need for books that reflect their readers and presenting dozens of carefully reviewed books that teachers will be eager to use in the classroom.

Leading authorities provide advice on selecting texts, building core literacy and literary skills, supporting struggling readers, and maximizing engagement.

The volume offers proven strategies for teaching specific genres and formats, such as fiction, nonfiction, picture books, graphic novels, biographies, and poetry. New to This Edition*Many new teaching ideas and book recommendations, with an increased focus on culturally diverse literature. *Scope expanded from K-5 to K-8. *Chapter on using read-alouds and silent reading. *Chapters on diverse literature about the arts and on transitional chapter books. *Chapter on engaging struggling readers with authentic reading experiences.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 236 pages
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Pre-school & kindergarten
  • ISBN: 9781462535767

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