The World of Work Through Children's Literature: An Integrated Approach

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This teaching resource offers great lesson ideas and activities based on quality children's literature. All titles center around the theme of work, giving children an insight into today's working environment and the skills that are needed to succeed. Each chapter assists the teacher in planning exciting classroom activities and projects. Through literature, important concepts and role models are presented that will help children think about teamwork, cooperative learning, and ...

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Overview

This teaching resource offers great lesson ideas and activities based on quality children's literature. All titles center around the theme of work, giving children an insight into today's working environment and the skills that are needed to succeed. Each chapter assists the teacher in planning exciting classroom activities and projects. Through literature, important concepts and role models are presented that will help children think about teamwork, cooperative learning, and economic issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563088148
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/20/2002
  • Series: Through Children's Literature Series
  • Pages: 186
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

CAROL M. BUTZOW, Ed.D., is an educational consultant, teacher of English as a second language and writer based in Indiana, Pennsylvania.

JOHN W. BUTZOW, Ed.D., is Dean of the College of Education and Educational Technology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

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Preface
Introduction
Pt. I The Local Economy
Albert's Field Trip 3
Potato: A Tale of the Great Depression 11
The Milkman's Boy 17
Mama Is a Miner 23
Gold Fever 29
Waiting for the Evening Star 35
Pt. II Work Skills
The Paperboy 43
So You Want to Be President 47
Blueberries for Sal 51
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse 55
A New Coat for Anna 61
Working Cotton 67
Tomas and the Library Lady 73
Mommy's Office 81
Arthur's Computer Disaster 87
Pancakes, Pancakes 93
Granddaddy's Street Songs 99
Workshop 105
Night Shift Daddy 111
Pt. III Work Communities
The Village of Round and Square Houses 119
Raising Yoder's Barn 125
The Bobbin Girl 137
Worksong 143
App.: Answer Keys 151
Index 163
About the Authors 168
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