A discussion based on Charles A. Smith's "From Wonder to Wisdom: Using Stories to Help Children Grow" and Donna E. Norton's "Through The Eyes of A Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature".
# 124887 | 11,500 words | 93 sources | APA | 2008 |
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This body of papers provides five different works related to two sources in children's literature, Charles A. Smith's "From Wonder to Wisdom: Using Stories to Help Children Grow" and Donna E. Norton's "Through The Eyes of A Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature". Two of the papers summarize the chapters in each of the works respectively. Two of the papers comment on bibliography selections offered by Norton and a journal of carrying out some of her suggested activities in each chapter. A final paper is a research report that provides an overview of the history of children's literature.
From the Paper:"Teachers play a major role in developing a love of books. Values gained through literature in childhood have significant influences on adults. Age appropriate literature can have a profound influence on cognitive, personality, social and moral development in children. Encouraging and motivating children to respond to the literature they read is one of the most significant goals of the educator working with literature and children. Knowledge of self motivation and intellectual curiosity are also promoted..."
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