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Choosing and Using Fiction and Non-Fiction 3-11: A Comprehensive Guide for Teachers and Student Teachers / Edition 1

Choosing and Using Fiction and Non-Fiction 3-11: A Comprehensive Guide for Teachers and Student Teachers / Edition 1

by Margaret Mallett


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843123224
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/06/2010
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

After teaching in primary schools, Margaret Mallett worked on BA (Ed.) and MA in Language and Literature courses at Goldsmiths College. She is now an Emeritus Fellow of the English Association and a member of the English 4-11 editorial board.

Table of Contents

List of Figures List of Boxes Acknowledgements Introduction About this book Part 1: Fiction 1. Introduction 2. Children’s literature: some key strands 3. Fiction in the classroom: resources, organization of teaching and learning, some issues and assessment and record keeping 4. Picturebooks 5. Traditional Tales 6. Genre Fiction 7. Longer stories and children’s novels: an introduction 8. Animal stories 9. Realism: domestic, adventure and school stories 10. Historical novels: historical novels, timeslips and war stories 11. Fantasy stories and novels 12. Building reading stamina 13. Using longer stories and children’s novels 14. Playscripts 15. Poetry in the Early and Primary Years 16. Poems Playing with Language 17. Poems with distinctive forms, rhythms and /or rhyming patterns 18. Story or narrative poems, classic poems and poems from other cultures and traditions 19. Poems with freer, less traditional forms and patterns Part 2: Children’s non-fiction literature 20. Introduction 21. Children’s non-fiction literature in the twentyfirst century 22. Models of non-fiction kinds of learning and some guiding principles 23. Non-fiction and classroom organisation, gender issues and assessment 24. Classifying non-fiction text types and thoughts towards a critical approach 25. Introducing chronological text types: recount and instruction 26. Recounts 27. Instruction texts 28. Introducing non-narrative non-fiction texts: report, explanation, discussion & persuasion and reference 29. Report: choosing texts and resources 30. Explanation texts: choosing texts and resources 31. Using report and explanation texts 32. Argument- discussion and persuasion 33. Reference texts 34. Using the school and classroom libraries Children’s books and resources mentioned Bibliography Websites and other useful information

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