Exploring the Connection Between Children s Literature and Music

Author: Regina Carlow
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591584391
Format: PDF
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Presents age-appropriate lessons and recommendations for pairing children's books and songs, offers guidance on leading and teaching songs to children, and details how to use chants and poetry to develop motor and language arts skills.

Music in Every Classroom

Author: Jim Douglas
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086106
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Helps music specialists and nonspecialists identify resources that support the integration of music with core curriculum for kindergarten through eighth grade.

Exploring Children s Literature

Author: Nikki Gamble
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446242757
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book is based on the belief that deep subject knowledge of language and literature provides a foundation for effective teaching and learning. It provides a comprehensive guide to the range of genres and characteristic features of English language fiction written for children. It will help readers to: o develop their understanding of literature within social, cultural and political reading practices o extend their knowledge of language features and conventions of different genres o develop skills in analytical and critical reading. The scope of the first edition has been expanded from solely fiction to cover a range of contemporary literature, including poetry, plays and picture books. The case study material, investigative activities and practical exercises promote an active approach to learning. The second edition focuses on a range of fiction relevant to the National Curriculum for England and the National Literacy Strategy. It provides examples from a range of world literature written in English. Examples from work in translation are also included. It also addresses the requirements of the primary curriculum for ITT English. This book is essential reading for student teachers on PGCE, and undergraduate teacher education courses, and for teachers undertaking CPD in English, literacy or children's literature. It provides useful support material for language coordinators, SCITT coordinators and literacy consultants.

Children s Literature in the Classroom

Author: Diane M. Barone
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606239392
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This guide provides a wealth of ideas for incorporating high-quality children's books of all kinds into K-6 classrooms. Numerous practical strategies are presented for engaging students with picturebooks, fiction, nonfiction, and nontraditional texts. --from publisher description

Integrating Children s LIterature through the Common Core State Standards

Author: Rachel L. Wadham
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610696093
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Implementation of the Common Core State Standards with the integration of children's literature can transform teaching and learning into a holistic and engaging experience. • Offers an easy-to-understand explanation of the CCSS • Defines and explains the CCSS three-prong approach to text complexity • Provides usable lesson and unit plans • Explains how to use children's literature as a primary tool for implementing the CCSS

Literature Based Teaching in the Content Areas

Author: Carole Cox
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412974933
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas: 40 Strategies for K-8 Classrooms is a collection of 40 literature-based strategies to teach Key Stages 1-4 content areas: language arts and reading, social studies, mathematics, science, and the arts. Grounded in theory and research on best practices in each field, the strategies are classroom-tested and classroom-ready, with in-depth descriptions of practical activities. Each strategy describes in detail how to use one or more key books for each of the levels, Key Stage 1-2, Key Stage 3, and Key Stage 4, and also includes extensive book lists for creating classroom text sets. Ideas are also provided to differentiate instruction for English learners and struggling students. The book is full of teaching tools: specific questions and prompts for discussion and writing, graphic organizers and student writing frames, mini-lessons on skills and writing conventions, technology resources, and assessment ideas for each strategy. A teacher can dip into the book and choose a content area, strategy, and books to put to use immediately in the classroom.

Travel On and On

Author: Elisa Macedo Dekaney
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 160709312X
Format: PDF
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Travel On and On: Interdisciplinary Lessons on the Music of World Cultures incorporates traditional and newly composed materials, as well as other content area resources, on the music of our global community. It is intended for use in general music classroom and each lesson has an interdisciplinary approach to teaching music.

Developing Arts Loving Readers

Author: Nan McDonald
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 0810843099
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Ten questions, ten chapters, on such subjects as infusing arts into reading and language arts, as well as math, science, and social studies; teaching about artists and their craft; what works, and for whom; and assessment of student learning within integrated arts lessons.