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Fairy Tales, Fables, Legends, and Myths: Using Folk Literature in Your Classroom Bette Bosma

Fairy Tales, Fables, Legends, and Myths: Using Folk Literature in Your Classroom

Bette Bosma

Published October 31st 1992
ISBN : 9780807731345
Paperback
190 pages
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 About the Book 

In this second edition of her work, Bette Bosma includes a new chapter, Folk Literature in Multicultural Education, and incorporates more information about native American tribes and their tales, offering many engaging ideas for children to respondMoreIn this second edition of her work, Bette Bosma includes a new chapter, Folk Literature in Multicultural Education, and incorporates more information about native American tribes and their tales, offering many engaging ideas for children to respond to stories through writing and other activities. In addition, over half of the 180 books annotated in the final section, A Guide to Recommended Folk Literature, are new to this edition. This material allows teachers from pre-school through middle school to involve students in art, music, drama, storytelling, improvization, puppetry, and pantomime through the use of folk literature-based reading program. Included are more than 50 suggested lesson plans and clear and precise explanations of the cultural and historical background of folklore and concepts. These are provided to stimulate, but not to prescribe, practical lessons using the unique and valuable interactive medium of folk literature.