English 275 Week Three Notes
English 275 Week Three Notes 275
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Date Created: 09/22/16
9/19/16 What We Discussed: Author Presentation Example Very simple visual Educational value Resource list: books, awards, resources with description, book review (summary, literary element eval) Biography = information about a person Bibliography = list of books or other sources Awards Newbery → given by the American Library Association, given to the author of a children’s book Newbery Honor → given by the ALA, “runner ups” to the Newberry, 23 given out Caldecott → given by the ALA, given to the illustrator of a children’s book Choice → given by state (school/library) associations, children vote for their favorite(s) Wisconsin: Golden Archer Golden Kite → given by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, peers in separate regions vote How to Determine Reading Level Book tells you often on the back scholastic.com/bookwizard 5 Finger Test Child reads a full page of the book and sticks up a finger every time they do not know a word. If he/she has 5 fingers up before the end of the page, they should not read it. Reading Level and Age of Interest is sometimes not the same Quotations vs Italics/Underlining Quotations → short stories Italics/Underlining → long works Use in citation and in essay Do NOT use “I” in essay Apostrophes Singular: Perrault → Perrault’s story Plural: Grimms → Grimms’ story Assignments: Fairy tale comparison essay Due: 9/26/16 There are powerpoints on D2L. 9/21/16 What We Discussed: Jean Piaget Developmental psychologist Children are very different from adults Modes of logic and thinking 4 stages of cognitive development Sensorimotor Preoperational Concrete operations Formal operations F. Andre Favat Fairy tale scholar Compares characteristics of fairy tales to Piaget’s preoperational and concrete operational stages Interest of fairy tales emerges and declines between ages 510 Highest point between 68 Beliefs can be TRUE in fairy tales Magic → object/action is connected to an unrelated object/action Animis → non humans and inanimate objects have human consciousness and qualities Ex: animals, toys, sun/moon, plants Morality: Justice and Punishment Letter of the law, do not fully understand why → just know what it is Ex: No phones at the table refers to no phones while eating, but the child may think that it means no phones at the table period. Do not understand motivation for behavior Purposefully being naughty vs accident Punishment has no connection to the crime Morality of Cooperation = as kids get older they begin to understand motivations How punishment can affect others Learn punishment should fit the crime Dark Story Opinions Good for Children → prepared for related real life events Bad for Children → fairy tales should be entertaining, should not contain morals L. Frank Baum Moved around a lot → New York, out west, Chicago, Michigan Started his own newspaper at age 15 Maid of Aram → screenplay he wrote, first major piece Married a suffragette, Maud Gage Books Mother Goose in Prose Father Goose, His Book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (15 in series) Hollywood → books to become movies Pre Reading Activities in the Classroom Objectives Children activate prior knowledge Teacher evaluates prior knowledge Creates interest of the book Provides necessary background information Ex: pick an unknown word from the book or short story, have the students describe and draw a picture of what they think it is Assignments: Fairy tale comparison essay Due: 9/26/16 Have W izard of Oz Chapter 111 read for Monday
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