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Using Children’s Literature to Spark Learning

by Diana Mitchell

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Using Children’s Literature to Spark Learning

Grades 8 – 12
Type Journal
Published February 1998
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

Description  

Presents two brief articles--the first discusses purposes for using children's picture books in a secondary classroom, activities for children's literature, and integrating children's books into the classroom curriculum; and the second discusses using folktales in the classroom to engage reluctant readers and writers, suggests ideas/topics for folktale writing projects, lists writing prompts, and recommends folktales.

 

Mitchell, Diana. "Using Children's Literature to Spark Learning." English Journal 87.2 (February 1998): 94-97.

 

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