Teaching Social Issues & Equity with Children’s Literature Through the Lenses of Depth & Complexity eBook

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Children’s literature and the lenses of Depth & Complexity help frame our thinking to consider social issues and cultural norms, expand our world-view, and lead us toward advocacy as we work to gain a greater understanding of the world in which we live. This book shares ways to use children’s literature to integrate curriculum and lead students through topics of social and cultural interest. Analysis of the text of the featured picture books through the 11 dimensions of Depth & Complexity are provided around five topics  along with suggestions for inquiry projects and other titles that can be explored. This eBook is available as a downloadable pdf after purchase.

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Description

If you are passionate about teaching about social justice with picture books, this resource is for you! Children’s literature is made powerful when viewed through the lenses of Depth & Complexity to help frame student thinking. Empower your students to consider social issues and cultural norms, expand their world-view, and lead them toward advocacy as they work to gain a greater understanding of the world in which they live. This book shares a multitude of ways to use children’s literature to integrate curriculum and lead students through topics of social and cultural interest. Analysis of the text of the featured picture books through the 11 dimensions of Depth & Complexity are provided around five topics, along with suggestions for inquiry projects and other titles that can be explored. This product is available for purchase in hard copy or as an eBook.

SKU: JTE-52D

Additional information

ISBN

979-8-9877393-3-4

Author

Karren Timmermans, Linda Greenstein

Author Bio

Karren Timmermans is an Assistant Professor of Education at Pacific University's Eugene campus. Dr. Timmermans taught elementary school for ten years in the U.S. and Europe. She is co-author of three other J Taylor Education products: The Icon Literature Game, The Literature Response Journal, and Cinderella as You've Never Known Her.

Linda Greenstein was an educator in the Eugene, Oregon area for more than 30 years. She currently works as an educational consultant, leading workshops to help teachers discover ways they can use children's literature to guide students' writing and book-making skills. She is the co-author of another J Taylor Education product: Cinderella As You've Never Known Her: A Deep, Complex, and Multicultural Look.

Publisher

J Taylor Education

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