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Using Literature Activities to Teach Content Areas to Emergent Readers

By Mildred R. Donoghue

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Nov 15, 2000

Table of Contents

I.LITERACY, LEARNING, AND LITERATURE.

1.Literature and Emergent Literacy.

Emergent Literacy.

How Children Learn.

Literature: A Critical Component of Emergent Literacy.

References.

II.SCIENCE AND EMERGENT LITERACY.

2.Science for Young Children.

National Science Education Standards: Principles, Program, and Content.

California Science Content Standards (K-3).

Content for Young Children: Earth and Space Science.

Content for Young Children: Life Science.

Content for Young Children: Physical Science.

Content for Young Children: Health Science.

Assessment in Early Elementary Science.

References.

Children's Literature Cited.

3.Literature Activities Promoting Science Understandings.

Content Standard: Earth and Space Sciences.

Content Standard: Life Sciences.

Content Standard: Physical Sciences.

Content Standard: Health Sciences.

Bibliography of Children's Literature Cited.

Recent and Recommended: Related Books for Additional Reading.

III.MATHEMATICS AND EMERGENT LITERACY.

4.Mathematics for Young Children.

Mathematics: Instructional Program Principles and Societal Needs.

Mathematical Standards: Content and Process.

Key Vocabulary and Symbols for Early Childhood Math Concepts.

Content for Early Childhood Math Programs: Standard #1.

Content for Early Childhood Math Programs: Standard #2.

Content for Early Childhood Math Programs: Standard #3.

Content for Early Childhood Math Programs: Standard #4.

Content for Early Childhood Math Programs: Standard #5.

Assessment in Early Elementary Mathematics.

References.

Children's Literature Cited.

5.Literature Activities Promoting Mathematical Understandings.

Content Standard #1: Number and Operation.

Content Standard #2: Patterns, Functions, and Algebra.

Content Standard #3: Geometry and Spatial Sense.

Content Standard #4: Measurement.

Content Standard #5: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability.

Bibliography of Children's Literature Cited.

Recent and Recommended: Related Books for Additional Reading.

IV.SOCIAL STUDIES AND EMERGENT LITERACY.

6.Social Studies for Young Children.

National (NCSS) Definition and Curriculum Themes/Standards.

California History-Social Science Standards (K-3).

History, Geography, and Economics: Critical Concepts.

Analysis Skills for History and Social Sciences.

Attitudes and Values: An Important Process.

Assessment in Early Elementary Social Studies.

References.

Children's Literature Cited.

7.Literature Activities Promoting Social Studies Understandings.

Curriculum Standard for Kindergarten: Learning and Working Now and Long Ago.

Curriculum Standard for Grade One: A Child's Place in Time and Space.

Curriculum Standard for Grade Two: People Who Make a Difference.

Curriculum Standard for Grade Three: Continuity and Change.

Bibliography of Children's Literature Cited.

Recent and Recommended: Related Books for Additional Reading.

Index by Authors.

Index by Literature Titles.

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