The Ant and the Chrysalis
An Ant nimbly running about in the sunshine in search of food came
across a Chrysalis that was very near its time of change. The
Chrysalis moved its tail, and thus attracted the attention of the Ant,
who then saw for the first ti
1 Read Aloud When I was younger I can remember having books read to me all the time. Whether it was in school or at home I loved hearing new stories and being introduced to different ways of reading. The teachers that would get my attention the most were
EDU 245 Focus Questions, Chapter 10, "Tone" 1. How does tone in speech differ from tone in literature? When tone is used in speech you have control over vocal tone, and word empaphsise. However, tone in literature can sometimes be hard to distinguish. The
Essay Number Two 2. What are five ways that an author reveals character? Choosing any book we've read, analyze how a character is revealed. A character is one of the biggest parts of a story next to the plot. It is someone that the reader travels through
Essay Number Three 5. How can illustrations in children's books (and in all art) evoke emotion? Select and discuss three different elements of a picture that could influence the reader's emotional response. I have looked at countless pictures in children'
Essay Number One 1. What are the four types of conflict that can exist in a story? Using The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Man Who Walked between the Towers, Charlotte's Web, Bud, Not Buddy, and The Crazy Man. Find all four types of conflict. Explain each e
Course: EDU 245 Literature for Children and Young Adolescents Classroom #: Stark 4 Term: Spring 2012 Meeting Time: Section 03205, MW 9:30-10:45 Section 11203, MTh 3:30-4:45 Faculty Name: Marilyn Fenton, EdD Email address: [email protected]
Summary This a familiar story that many know of as just a movie. It tells the tale of a girl, named Dorathy, who finds herself in a fantasy world after her house was blown away by a tornado. She becomes separted from her family and soon finds herself in a
Chapter 5 Lukens
1. What is the definition of plot?
2. What are the variations in narrative order?
3. How is a flashback presented in a book?
4. What are the four types of conflict that can exist in a story? Provide a description for
Lukens Chapter 4
1. Based on your reading, do you think that even the youngest children are aware of the
personality of people around them? Provide an example.
2. What is the definition of character?
3. What are the five ways I which an author reveals cha
Chapter 3 Picture Books
1. What four factors have influenced the advancement of the picture book industry in the
2. Are illustrations in picture books considered art? Justify your response.
3. What are the elements of picture book illustratio
Lukens - Focus Questions Chapter 2
What is a genre?
What are the characteristics of realism and realistic stories?
What is the role of the protagonist in stories?
What is a thoroughly efferent response?
5. Are The Incredible Journey and Charlo
1. Why should we read aloud to children?
2. When should we read aloud to children?
3. What is meant by a lifetime of reading?
1. What are five values of reading literature?
2. How is literature for child
1. Were you surprised to find out that Buds Mom didnt leave him in the custody of a
relative? Explain your reasoning.
2. Did the Ambross represent more than just a bad foster home?
3. Why do you think a young child was able to travel all over different to
Katniss Everdeen: She is a young girl who has lived a hard life in District 12. After the death of
her father she had to step up and support her family when her mother couldnt. Therefore, she
became the main caretaker to her sister Prim. After volunteerin
Course: EDU 245 Literature for Children and Young Adolescents
Classroom #: Stark 4
Term: Spring 2012
Meeting Time: Section 03205, MW 9:30-10:45
Section 11203, MTh 3:30-4:45
Faculty Name: Marilyn Fenton, EdD
Email address: [email protected]
Chapter Nine Focus Questions
1. What is style and why do you think writers use this skill?
2. Define the devices of style describe what you think works best in writing stories?
3. Create a scene using imagery.
4. Do you think its possible to have too much
1 Summary and Critique of Approaches to Teaching Literature And Enhancing Reading Skills
I have done many literature circles as my time as a student. Most of which have been in middle school. When I first started this class I was surprised to find that at