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Exploring Children's Literature

Teaching the Language and Reading of Fiction

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Exploring Children's Literature: Teaching the Language and Reading of Fiction by Nikki Gamble
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This book is based on the belief that deep subject knowledge of language and literature provides a foundation for effective teaching and learning. It provides a comprehensive guide to the range of genres and characteristic features of English language fiction written for children. It will help readers to: o develop their understanding of literature within social, cultural and political reading practices o extend their knowledge of language features and conventions of different genres o develop skills in analytical and critical reading. The scope of the first edition has been expanded from solely fiction to cover a range of contemporary literature, including poetry, plays and picture books. The case study material, investigative activities and practical exercises promote an active approach to learning. The second edition focuses on a range of fiction relevant to the National Curriculum for England and the National Literacy Strategy. It provides examples from a range of world literature written in English. Examples from work in translation are also included. It also addresses the requirements of the primary curriculum for ITT English.This book is essential reading for student teachers on PGCE, and undergraduate teacher education courses, and for teachers undertaking CPD in English, literacy or children's literature. It provides useful support material for language coordinators, SCITT coordinators and literacy consultants.

Table of Contents

Introduction Developing Personal Knowledge about Books Narrative Narration and Point of View Narrative Structure, Time and Cohesion Character, Setting and Themes Language and Style Genres and Traditional Stories Fantasy, Realism and Writing about the Past Reading and Responding to Fiction Fiction for the Classroom Keeping in Touch with Children's Books Select Bibliography Children's Books
Release date Australia
February 20th, 2008
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Imprint
SAGE Publications Ltd
Pages
224
Dimensions
210x297x14
ISBN-13
9781412930130
Product ID
2452604

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