How can you help children to develop a love of reading and books?
Trainee and experienced primary school teachers need an advanced knowledge of children's literature for effective teaching.
If you are training to be a teacher, this is your guide to the range of and scope of children's literature for the primary classroom. Through the exploration of different genres it covers a wide range of literature and helps you to consider what we mean by literature. Case studies that model good practice are included with suggestions for practical activities using literature to enhance teaching across the curriculum. Throughout, book recommendations show how specific texts can be used for teaching in exciting and innovative ways.
About the Transforming QTS Series
This series reflects the new creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards primary QTS. Titles provide fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.
Children's Literature in Primary Schools Paperback edition by David Waugh
- David Waugh
- Sally Neaum
- Rosemary Waugh
- Transforming Primary QTS Series
- SAGE Publications Ltd , Learning Matters Ltd
- Publication date
- May 13, 2013
- Product dimensions
- 172 x 245 x 10mm
Developing a Love of Reading
Sharing Literature with Children
Literature across the Curriculum
Books for Younger Children
Stories and Poems from and about Other Cultures
Traditional Stories and Fairy Tales
Fiction which Addresses Issues
Fantasy and Magic
Appendix 1 : Glossary of Terminology for Poetry
Appendix 2: Model Answers to the Self-assessment Questions