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Education - Children's and young adult's literature

Teaching with literature not specific to a content area

"In language arts or secondary English classes, picture books can be an excellent way to illustrate literary elements and provide a pattern for creative writing. Often students who are struggling with the length and complexity of an assigned novel miss the subtleties of the author's craft, such as use of mood or metaphor, time sequence, point of view, cause and effect, or comparison and contrast..." -- from Not Just for the Primary Grades by Kathryn S. Carr...et al. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v.45, no.2, Oct. 2001, p.148.

Teaching with children's literature in content areas