Post Your Answers Thisassignment is due Wednesday, June, 27 2012 Be sure to Read Chapter 1. We will discuss it Wednesday during the WebEx Chat Post your answers and thoughts to the Discussion Board Titled: Chapter 1. Be sure to respond to at least 3 others posting.
Each student will read the assigned chapters in Essentials of Children’s Literature and… 1. A graphic organizer of the major concepts illustrating their relationship(s) [PowerPoint or Inspiration is great for this]. 2. A brief discussion about the chapter and it importance to children’s literature in your library and classroom practices
What is the definition ofChildren’s Literatureaccording to:http://ala.org/http://ezinearticles.com/?What-is-Childrens- Literature?&id=919750http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/chil drens+literatureNow what is your definition of children’s literature?
Quality of Bookshttp://www.4children.org/issues/1997/september_ october/beyond_good_intentions_selecting_mu lticultural_literature/What are your guidelines for choosing quality children’s literature
There are many personalreasons children value literature• Enjoyment• Imagination• Inspiration• Vicarious experiences• Understanding• Empathy• Heritage• Moral Reasons• Literary Preferences• Artistic preferences What values are you trying to teach children as a librarian and as a classroom teacher? What does your classroom or library book selection tell you about your personal values?
Academic Value of Literature• Reading• Writing• Content area Subjects• Art Appreciation What academic values are you trying to teach children as a librarian and as a classroom teacher? What does your classroom or library tell your students about your personal literature values?
Tell Us How Do You ChooseBooks for the Library? http://www.umanitoba.ca/cm/vol15/no2 2/goodbooksmatter.html
What do you think??? http://www.trelease-on- reading.com/video_2.html#filmpreviewhttp://www.trelease-on-reading.com/rah-ch7.html Listen to this video What are your thoughts How do you think your students, parents, and co- teachers see you as a person who supports or doesn’t support literacy?
Where can you find reliablebook titles and reviews?Find websites for the Major U.S., Canadian, and British Children’s Book Awards.There will be questions about the Children’s Book Awards on the praxis. Be sure to learn these well.Find the website for the major children’s book awards