More Social Studies Through Childrens Literature: An Integrated Approach / Edition 1

More Social Studies Through Childrens Literature: An Integrated Approach / Edition 1

by Anthony D. Fredericks
     
 

These dynamic literature-based activities will help you energize the social studies curriculum and implement national (and many of state) standards. Fredericks presents hundreds of hands-on, minds-on projects to stimulate actively and engage students in positive learning. Each of these 33 units offers book summaries, social studies topic areas, critical thinking

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These dynamic literature-based activities will help you energize the social studies curriculum and implement national (and many of state) standards. Fredericks presents hundreds of hands-on, minds-on projects to stimulate actively and engage students in positive learning. Each of these 33 units offers book summaries, social studies topic areas, critical thinking questions, and dozens of easy-to-do activities for every grade level. The author also gives practical guidelines for integrating literature across the curriculum, lists of web sites useful in social studies classes, and annotated bibliographies of related resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563087615
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/15/2000
Series:
Through Children's Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range:
5 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

ANTHONY D. FREDERICKS has written more than 20 books for Teacher Ideas Press. A former reading specialist and classroom teacher, he is currently professor of education, York College, York, Pennsylvania. Tony is the author of more than 65 teacher resource books, over 30 award-winning children's books, and several trade books on effective teaching.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tablesxv
Prefacexvii
Acknowledgmentsxix
Part IChildren's Literature in the Social Studies Curriculum
Part IIActivities and Processes
Chapter 4Child and Self33
Amazing Grace33
Dear Mr. Henshaw40
Fire on the Mountain43
On the Day You Were Born47
Tapenum's Day: A Wampanoag Indian Boy in Pilgrim Times51
The Whipping Boy57
Chapter 5Family61
Animal Dads61
Fly Away Home64
Hurricane68
Smoky Night73
Chapter 6Community and Neighborhood77
Peter's Place77
The Shaman's Apprentice85
The Summer My Father Was Ten90
The Village of Round and Square Houses96
Chapter 7City and Country101
Bridges Are to Cross101
Buffalo Sunrise106
The Summer Sands112
Chapter 8States and Regions117
Disappearing Lake: Nature's Magic in Denali National Park117
Mailing May122
A River Ran Wild125
Welcome to the Sea of Sand131
Chapter 9Nation and Country137
Flood!137
Home: A Journey Through America142
The Rough-Face Girl147
The Seasons Sewn154
When Jessie Came Across the Sea158
Chapter 10World163
Elephants for Kids163
The Ever-Living Tree168
Great Crystal Bear173
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World178
The Island-Below-the-Star183
Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China188
Appendix AAn Annotated Bibliography of Children's Literature195
The Concepts of Social Studies195
The Disciplines of Social Studies201
Appendix BWeb Resources207
General207
Children's Literature Sites208
Multicultural Connections209
Social Studies Lesson Plans209
Virtual Field Trips210
Teacher Resources211
Index213
About the Author225

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