Family Values Through Children's Literature and Activities, Grades 4 - 6

Family Values Through Children's Literature and Activities, Grades 4 - 6

by Patricia L. Roberts
     
 

This resource provides teachers, librarians, parents, and others who work with children ages 9 - 12 with an annotated bibliography of children's books that contain characters who display positive family oriented values in their relationships with others. Sample activities and lessons related to the books in the bibliography will help children in responding to the

Overview

This resource provides teachers, librarians, parents, and others who work with children ages 9 - 12 with an annotated bibliography of children's books that contain characters who display positive family oriented values in their relationships with others. Sample activities and lessons related to the books in the bibliography will help children in responding to the thoughts and feelings of selected characters as they strive to understand their own thoughts and actions about family oriented values. Educators and parents can initiate the activities as presented or use them as a starting point for their own lessons. Parents and educators, including homeschooling parents and instructors in religious settings, will benefit from this helpful resource.

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From the Publisher
Roberts (education, California State University) provides teachers, librarians, and parents with an annotated bibliography of children's books that contain characters who display family-oriented values. The entries are grouped according to values such as acceptance, empathy, honesty, respect for older people, and self-reliance, and include discussion questions and activities that will help children respond to the characters' actions. Homeschooling parents and instructors in religious settings will also benefit from the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810850576
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/15/2005
Series:
School Library Media Series, #23
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.66(d)

Meet the Author

Patricia L. Roberts is recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award from the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California. She joined the faculty in the School of Education at California State University, Sacramento, where she received California State University's Award of Merit for Teaching. She has served as the Chair and Associate Chair of the Department of Teacher Education at California State University, Sacramento. Presently, she continues her research in children's literature and curriculum for the elementary school.

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