Introducing children's literature - a guide to the South African classroom

Evans, R , Joubert, I , Meier, C


A strong theoretical introduction to the South African classroom and how children can be encouraged to become enthusiastic readers. Aimed at student teachers and practising teachers. Contents include the following: � Developmental stages of a child � History of South African literature; with particular reference to the oral tradition � Role of the adult in establishing a reading culture � Practicalities of introducing stories and literature to children in different phases from diverse contexts � Use of illustrations and technology to enhance other literacies � Techniques of storytelling and selecting appropriate texts � Influence of the hidden curriculum in terms of moral development; stereotyping; sanitising and representation

R 454.50
43.5 mb
Van Schaik Publishers
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