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Science Through Children's Literature

Science Through Children's Literature

An Integrated Approach

  • Author: Carol M. Butzow,John W. Butzow
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • ISBN: 9781563086519
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 205
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This groundbreaking, critically acclaimed, and best-selling resource features more than 30 exciting instructional units that integrate all areas of the curriculum and serve as models to educators at all levels. Adopted as a supplementary text in schools of education nationwide, this resource features outstanding children's fiction books that are rich in scientific concepts yet equally well known for their strong story lines and universal appeal.

More Science Through Children's Literature

More Science Through Children's Literature

An Integrated Approach

  • Author: Carol M. Butzow,John W. Butzow,Rhett E. Kennedy
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • ISBN: 9781563082665
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 245
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Due to popular demand, the Butzows have created more fascinating thematic units of instruction to help make science understandable and enjoyable to young learners. Based on 21 outstanding children's literature titles, these chapters provide you with a wide variety of ideas and activities to engage students in learning about life, earth, space, and physical science and technology. Hands-on and inquiry-based topics, games, puzzles, and word searches are just some of the fascinating projects you'll find. Vocabulary lists, concepts and applications, and other valuable background information are also provided. This exciting approach allows you to build on the appeal of stories, connecting them to real-life experiences to build skills and understanding in students. Grades K - 3 (adaptable to other grades).

Intermediate Science Through Children's Literature

Intermediate Science Through Children's Literature

Over Land and Sea

  • Author: Carol M. Butzow,John W. Butzow
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • ISBN: 9780872879461
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 193
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Integrate science into all disciplines of the middle school curriculum with the hands-on activities found here. Focusing on earth and environmental science, the authors have chosen a book representative of each chapter's theme (such as oceans, rivers, mountain formations, weather, the tundra, fossils, environmental quality) on which to build a complete interdisciplinary lesson plan. Other suitable books for each unit and further resources are also provided.

The Natural World Through Children's Literature

The Natural World Through Children's Literature

An Integrated Approach

  • Author: Carol M. Butzow,John W. Butzow
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • ISBN: 1591583519
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 188
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Well-known authors, Carol and John Butzow consider over 25 picture books and correlating integrated activities in all curricular areas that provide examples in nature for children to observe, describe, and appreciate.

Exploring the Environment Through Children's Literature

Exploring the Environment Through Children's Literature

An Integrated Approach

  • Author: Carol M. Butzow,John W. Butzow
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • ISBN: 9781563086502
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 163
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With the power of stories you can generate student interest in nature and the environment while building skills across the curriculum! Using contemporary and classic children's literature as springboards to learning, this resource offers dozens of stimulating extension activities that engage young learners and teach them important concepts and skills in science, social studies, language, math, music, and art. You'll find puzzles, word searches, suggestions for computer projects, and more for such beloved titles as The Little House, Water Dance, and Brother Eagle, Sister Sky. Many of the activities are presented in reproducible format, so they're ready for the classroom. And lists of resources for further study are given for each book. Grades K - 4: (adaptable to higher levels).

More Picture-perfect Science Lessons

More Picture-perfect Science Lessons

Using Children's Books to Guide Inquiry, K-4

  • Author: Karen Rohrich Ansberry,Emily Rachel Morgan
  • Publisher: NSTA Press
  • ISBN: 1933531126
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 238
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Using a common format for teaching inquiry-based science, offers fifteen lessons for students in grades K-4 that use picture books to increase understanding of scientific subjects.

Social Studies Through Children's Literature

Social Studies Through Children's Literature

An Integrated Approach

  • Author: Anthony D. Fredericks
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • ISBN: 9780872879706
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 191
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Themes include child and self, family, community and neighborhood, city and country, states and regions, nation and country, and the world.

Philosophy in Children's Literature

Philosophy in Children's Literature

  • Author: Peter R. Costello
  • Publisher: Lexington Books
  • ISBN: 0739168231
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 325
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"This book seeks to join the ongoing, interdisciplinary approach to children's literature by means of sustained readings of individual texts by means of important works in the history of philosophy. Its inclusion of authors from both various departments--philosophy, literature, religion, and education--and various countries is an attempt to show how traditional boundaries between disciplines might become more permeable and how philosophy offers important insights to this interdisciplinary, critical conversation"--provided by publisher.

Socialisation Through Children's Literature

Socialisation Through Children's Literature

The Soviet Example

  • Author: Felicity Ann O'Dell
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9780521144377
  • Category: History
  • Page: 290
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Felicity O'Dell analyses the moral content of stories read by Russian primary school children and asks what values are taught and how they reflect ideology. She also questions how successfully the educational process instils the values of Soviet socialism and documents how children's literature mirrors the development of Russian society.

Science in Elementary Education

Science in Elementary Education

Methods, Concepts, and Inquiries

  • Author: Joseph M. Peters,David L. Stout
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 640
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