Based on extensive research on the features that make children's books appealing and appropriate, this valuable teacher resource offers guidance on selecting books, strategies for specific grade levels, suggestions for extension, and tips for assessment. This teacher-friendly book is organized around the major genres -- traditional literature, picture books, nonfiction, poetry, and multicultural texts -- that will inspire young readers. Throughout the book, teachers will find suggestions for using literature to implement shared reading, reading aloud, and response strategies with emergent, developing, and independent readers.How to Choose and Use Childrena#39;s Literature to Help Students Grow as Readers Shelley Stagg Peterson, Larry Swartz. Myths do not have a didactic tone. Imaginative and creative, these stories have noteworthy characters, often gods, and are suspenseful and exciting. ... In Demia#39;s King Midas, a Greek king with questionable taste in music ends up with donkeya#39;s ears, courtesy of Apollo, the sore loser of aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Good Books Matter|
|Author||:||Shelley Stagg Peterson, Larry Swartz|
|Publisher||:||Pembroke Publishers Limited - 2008|