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.The heroa#39;s journey is one of going out into the world, battling the forces that would hinder all things good, and finally triumphing to save themselves and the world. Zeman ... Beowulf and Arthur are ancient Brit- aina#39;s best-known heroes. Williamanbsp;...
|Title||:||Good Books Matter|
|Author||:||Shelley Stagg Peterson, Larry Swartz|
|Publisher||:||Pembroke Publishers Limited - 2008|