b.based on what the character DOES in the story. c.character can change but rarely doesd.Characters in fairy tales are stereotypes; patterns rather than fully developed persons. 2.Character types a. Elder1. Usually a king or a father2. Stationary 3. Sometimes disabled b. Hero1. Person who gets the most out of the story c. True Love 1. Object of hero's affections2. Hero often does battle for his/her True Loved. Villain 1. Opposes hero2. Force of evil e. Helper1. Often a powerful, magical person 2. Gives advice or a valuable gift to the hero 3. Often tests the hero f. Friend 1. Friend or companion of the hero, often of lower social class, a servant 2. Binding/unbinding relationship with the hero g. Messenger1. Brings news 3. Place Motifsa. Home1. An ordinary place, not magical2. Often the starting or ending place of the storyb. Paradise1. Where the hero gets his/her heart's desire2. Often a monster here to overcome firstc. Bad Place1. Escape desired
10d. Limbo1. Seems dangerous, but isn't2. Shadowy, mysterious3.Transitions occur, deals are made“Using Picture Books in Upper Elementary” A.Know the definition of picture bookA book whose pictures are as important, or more important than the text.“Multicultural Literature” A.Know the definition multicultural literatureB.Know the goals of multicultural educationA.Restore cultural rights by emphasizing cultural equality and respect.B.Enhance the self-concepts of students.C.Teach respect for various cultures.C.Guidelines for choosing multicultural literature found in the articleD. Know how to evaluate multicultural booksBe able to define each of the major genres—Modern Fantasy, Historical Fiction,Contemporary Realistic Fiction.•Modern Fantasy- Stories that contain at least one element of fantasy and that have a known author.•Historical Fiction- A realistic story set in a specific historical time and place. May or may not contain real historical people.•Contemporary Realistic Fiction- Imaginative writing that accurately reflects life as it could be lived today or was lived in the past. Stories that could really happen here and now.You will choose one of two essays which will require you to apply what you learned throughout the first half of the semester to specific situations. Reviewing the above material will help you in your response but it is of course subjective.The exam consists of 35 objective items worth 80 points total including multiple choice, matching, and fill in the blank. The essay is worth 20 points. 10
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