Using Children's Literature to Support Positive Behaviors

Lacina, Jan; Stetson, Ranae
November 2013
YC: Young Children;Nov2013, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p34
Academic Journal
The article addresses the use of children's literature to promote positive student behaviors in primary education. Topics include the importance of the classroom environment for children's psychological well-being, the language experience approach (LEA) for discussing children's literature, and the use of literature circles for discussion. The children's book "Chrysanthemum," by Kevin Henkes, is used as an example for the implementation of these strategies.


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