Exploring Common Core State Standards with Study of Ancient Egypt
- Institutionalizing The Outsiders: YA Literature, Social Class, and the American Faith in Education. Tribunella, Eric // Children's Literature in Education;Jun2007, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p87
The Outsiders if often credited with marking the emergence of YA literature. It was written by a teenager and was intended to represent honestly the difficult lives of other young adults. Despite the novelâ€™s audience and purpose and its potentially provocative acknowledgment of the...
- End-of-life care in the Indian context: The need for cultural sensitivity. Shubha, R. // Indian Journal of Palliative Care;Dec2007, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p59
End-of-life care requires dealing with challenging issues along various dimensions - physical, psychological, social and cultural. In addition to physical care, the importance of mental healthcare for patients at the end of life is now clearly recognised. However, there is much less awareness...
- The Accidental Sleuth: Investigating Mysteries and Class in Three Series for Girls. Caponegro, Ramona // Clues: A Journal of Detection (McFarland & Company);2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p11
Abstract. Although their publication dates span more than a century, three popular series in which wealthy female protagonists accidentally become sleuths feature representations of social classes, social reform, and charity that remain elitist, stagnant, and often self-serving: the Witch Winnie...
- Raising readers can be a very Harry experience. Hetrick, Bruce // Indianapolis Business Journal;6/30/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 16, p50A
Illustrates the importance of inculcating in one's children a love for books and reading. Author's memories of reading two books a night to his twin sons; Experience of finishing 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' while driving with his sons from Indiana to New England for a vacation;...
- How Not to Read a Children's Book. Hunt, Peter // Children's Literature in Education;Dec95, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p231
Presents tips on how not to read a children's book. Adult critical response to children's books; Theoretical convictions on how a child understands a book; Progress of children's literature criticism; Importance of who is reading rather than what is read.
- 'Who am I? Gauthier, Lane Roy // Reading Teacher;Feb90, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p428
Describes a strategy designed to promote students' willingness to read and participate in activities involving literature. Selection of books to read orally to children; Establishment of a pattern of regular oral reading to the children; Selection of a character about whom to write a short riddle.
- Books Worth a Look. // Teaching Pre K-8;Feb2003, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p36
Presents information on several children's books. 'Famous Bears and Friends: One Hundred Years of Teddy Bear Stories, Poems, Songs and Heroics,' by Janet Wyman Coleman; 'Little Rabbit Lost,' by Harry Horse; 'Time for Naps,' by Jane Yolen.
- Breastfeeding. Altshuler, Anne // Mothering;Apr-Jun97, Issue 83, p68
Introduces several books for the youngest and older children. `Mama, Daddy, Baby and Me,' by Lisa Gewing; `We Have a Baby,' by Cathryn Falwell; `Welcome, Little Baby,' by Aliki; `We Like to Nurse,' by Chia Martin; `The Baby's Catalogue,' by Janet and Alan Ahlberg; `Happy Birth Day!,' by Robie H....
- AMELIA AND ELEANOR GO FOR A RIDE. // Scholastic News -- Edition 2 (Teacher's Edition);Mar2000, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p9
Presents a reading activity for children on the lives of celebrity Amelia Earhart and former United States First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.