Children's Literature Lesson Plan-3.pdf - A Identify one...

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A. Identify one illustrated children's book that must meet the following criteria:
B. Using the book chosen in part A, do the following: Note: An example could include a quote, paraphrase, copy of an illustration or a description of an illustration from the book. Examples must be cited. 1. Describe the positive diverse representation in your children's book.
A bad Case of Stripes, David Shannon a. Explain how the diverse representation in your children's book helps students gain perspective for understanding the world. Support your explanation with a specific example from your chosen book.
author establishes the idea that education is for all and embraces diversity. This acknowledgement allows readers to gain perspective of understanding the world through the diverse illustrations and characters, even if they themselves may not have been exposed to a lot of diversity in their own lives. 2. Identify a literary theme of the selected book (e.g., kindness, courage, cooperation, etc.). A Bad Case of Stripes presents readers with a literary theme of having the courage to be true to yourself. Throughout the story, we see Camilla Cream being reluctant to eat lima beans in response to her friends not liking them. Camilla, however, loved lima beans! Her desire to fit in withheld her from one of her favorite snacks until she found the courage to be herself. a. Explain how one specific example of a literary element used in the book (e.g., plot, setting, characterization, figurative language, etc.) supports or conveys the theme from part B2. The plot of the A Bad Case of Stripes supports the above-mentioned theme of being true to yourself. In the beginning of the story we discover that Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but refuses to eat them out of fear that she will be different from her friends who dislike them. In the rising action, Camilla visits her doctor after her skin begins to change colors and become striped. Dr. Bumble ultimately tells Camilla that the bizarre condition is not reason to stay home

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