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Now in its 3rd edition, Charlotte Huck’s Children’s Literature: A Brief Guide, provides essential information for designing pre-K-to-8 literature programs. Expertly designed in a vibrant, full-color format, this streamlined text has a strong emphasis on researching, evaluating, and implementing quality books in the classroom, the critical skills needed to search for and select literature. Kiefer’s guide gives readers the tools they need to evaluate books, create curriculum, and foster a lifelong love of reading for students.
Part 1 Learning About Books and Children
CHAPTER 1: Knowing Children’s Literature
CHAPTER 2: Understanding Children’s Responses to Literature
Part 2 Exploring Genres in Children’s Books
CHAPTER 3: Picturebooks
CHAPTER 4: Traditional Literature
CHAPTER 5: Modern Fantasy
CHAPTER 6: Poetry
CHAPTER 7: Contemporary Realistic Fiction
CHAPTER 8: Historical Fiction
CHAPTER 9: Nonfiction
CHAPTER 10: Biography
Part 3 The Literature Program Across the Curriculum
CHAPTER 11: Planning the Literature Program
Appendix A: Children’s Book Awards
Appendix B: Book Selection Aids
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Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 is an adaptive learning solution that provides personalized learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. SmartBook 2.0 fosters more productive learning, taking the guesswork out of what to study, and helps students better prepare for class. With the ReadAnywhere mobile app, students can now read and complete SmartBook 2.0 assignments both online and off-line. For instructors, SmartBook 2.0 provides more granular control over assignments with content selection now available at the concept level. SmartBook 2.0 also includes advanced reporting features that enable instructors to track student progress with actionable insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.
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