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Teaching Children's Literature - Chapter Summary
This chapter provides an introduction and brief history of children's literature as well as differences in its expression in different time periods and countries. You will also learn teaching methods ideal for introducing these stories and the basic elements of literary analysis to elementary school children. Specific topics will include:
- Children's literature across time and culture
- Issues and trends in the teaching of literature appreciation
- Techniques and activities for teaching genre
- Methods for teaching literary elements
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1. Children's Literature Across Cultures & Time Periods
Stories written for children are connected to the historical and cultural traditions of people all over the world. In contemporary society, creating books for children and adolescents is a large and prosperous industry.
2. Children's Literature: Issues, Trends & Appreciation
This lesson focuses on making literature recommendations for children and adolescents. This lesson focuses on strategies to help young people appreciate literature. It will also discuss how issues and trends can enhance opportunities to share and recommend literature to students.
3. How to Teach Literary Genres: Techniques & Activities
To help your students become lifelong readers, you are going to have to teach them about different genres of literature. This lesson will provide some strategies, techniques and activities for teaching literary genres to your students.
4. Teaching Literary Elements
This lesson will introduce the five main literary elements of a story: theme, characters, settings, conflict, and plot. It will also define each element and explain why each element is important.
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Other chapters within the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - English Language Arts and Reading & the Science of Teaching Reading (801): Practice & Study Guide course
- About the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 Exam
- Skills & Techniques for Children's Linguistic Development
- Teaching Speaking & Listening Skills to Children
- The Development of Phonological & Phonemic Awareness
- Teaching the Alphabet
- Print Awareness & Literacy Development
- Word Identification & Decoding Reading Strategies
- Developing Reading Fluency in Children
- Reading Comprehension Development & Instruction
- Creating Reading Strategies for Students
- Vocabulary Instruction & Assessment
- Research Skills & Critical Thinking for Elementary Students
- English Writing Conventions for Elementary School
- Writing Instruction & Development for Elementary School
- Assessing & Developing Writing Skills
- Parental Support in Developing Literacy Skills
- Understand the Science of Teaching Reading Standards
- ELAR Instruction in Texas
- TExES Core Subjects EC-6: ELA & Reading Flashcards