Using Pictures Books To Teach Character Education

Using Pictures Books To Teach Character Education

by Susan Hall
     
 

Tragic events in our schools and communities have sparked the integration of character education into new and existing programs. To help aid teachers and librarians in the search for appropriate resources to emphasize good character traits, Oryx has developed another helpful reference by bestselling author Susan Hall. This unique resource provides a guide to

Overview

Tragic events in our schools and communities have sparked the integration of character education into new and existing programs. To help aid teachers and librarians in the search for appropriate resources to emphasize good character traits, Oryx has developed another helpful reference by bestselling author Susan Hall. This unique resource provides a guide to picture storybooks and the character traits each describes.

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Booknews
Discusses the history, definition, and theories of character education in the classroom, and describes 218 books that help children understand particular character traits such as cooperation, empathy, tolerance, hope, and kindness. Each entry contains a brief annotation of the overall plot and a description of how the book illustrates a specific character trait. Hall is a journalist and government reporter. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573563499
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/06/2000
Series:
Using Picture Books to Teach
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

SUSAN HALL is a journalist and government reporter for The Tipton Conservative, Tipton, Iowa. Previously, she was a school and public librarian working for 12 years primarily with grades K-8. Hall is now writing picture books, building from her experience with reference and resource works.

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