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Approaches To Literature Through Authors
     

Approaches To Literature Through Authors

by Elizabeth Wildberger, Mary Elizabeth Wildberger
 

After fourteen years of success in a K-6 school and a K-8 magnet school, the author shares the methods and techniques for using the works of popular or important authors and award-winning illustrators to teach students reading skills for recognizing styles, themes, and subjects. In addition, using this approach affords educators the unique opportunity of sharing

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After fourteen years of success in a K-6 school and a K-8 magnet school, the author shares the methods and techniques for using the works of popular or important authors and award-winning illustrators to teach students reading skills for recognizing styles, themes, and subjects. In addition, using this approach affords educators the unique opportunity of sharing the enjoyment of literature and appreciation for stylistic technique.

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Booknews
The series focuses on the materials and approaches that seem to be prominent for grouping literature, the prime purpose being to identify promising methods, techniques, and strategies for getting students to read. The present volume offers suggestions for a developmental approach to both reading skills and the skills intrinsic to a modified whole-language approach to literary arts. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897747769
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/14/1993
Series:
The Oryx Reading Motivation Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

Meet the Author

MARY ELIZABETH WILDBERGER is a nationwide consultant in media arts. She received an M.A. in instructional technology from Towson State University, Towson, Maryland, and is a member of the American Library Association and the American Association of School Librarians. Ms. Wildberger is a contributor to School Library Media Activities Monthly and has authored curriculum guides for the Maryland State Department of Education. In 1975, she won an Emmy from the Washington DC Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for her contributions to the public television series Once Upon a Town, and is a past recipient of the ALA John Cotton Dana award.

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