literal, inferential, critical/evaluative or right there, think and search, on your own Qualities to evaluate in diverse literature: no stereotyping, realistic not overly heroic characters, accurate depictions Literature Response Activities: usually completed during or after book and integrates art, music, and writing Information/Nonfiction: genre that must be completely factual, nothing made up Study Guide
Children’s Literature - the imaginative shaping of life and thought into the forms and structures of language, have the child’s eye at the center Chapter Book - Picture Book - books in which images and ideas join to form a unique whole Illustrated Book - Reader Response/Literature Response - Story Elements and Literary Elements including Plot- plan of action, tells what the characters do and what happens to them, chain of interacting events Character (Protagonists and Antagonists)- good characters and bad characters Setting (both elements)- past, present, and future, time and place Theme (including sample of a theme)- the larger meaning that lies beneath the story’s surface, examples include never give up, sharing, hard-work, etc. Topic (including how topic differs from theme)- topic is the subject matter of the book, rather than the lesson that is being taught Conflict (including sample of one kind of conflict)- the struggle between opposing forces, ex.
- Fall '19
- Caldecott Medal, ALA, Coretta Scott King