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Children's Literature in Primary Schools 2ed

Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Pub Date: 15/07/2016
ISBN: 9781473969018
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Quick overview Updated in line with the new National Curriculum and content on supporting EAL students, this new edition guides trainee teachers on the range of and scope of children's literature for the primary classroom with case studies that model good practice.
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How can you help children to develop a love of reading and books? Which books are the best ones to use in primary teaching? How do you make the most of children's literature in teaching across the curriculum? Trainee and experienced primary school teachers need an advanced knowledge of children's literature. 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. This second edition has been updated in line with the new Primary National Curriculum and includes new content on supporting children for whom English is an Additional Language. Also added to this edition is an extensive list of book recommendations for primary teaching.
This includes advice on how to get more out of classic texts and introduces new texts and new children's authors.

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