Storytime: young children's literary understanding in the classroom

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Teachers College Press, 2008 - Education - 305 pages
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The author draws on his own extensive research in urban classrooms to present a grounded theoretical model of young children's understanding of picture storybooks. Advancing a much broader and deeper theory of literary understanding, the author suggests that children respond in five different ways during picture storybook readalounds; that these responses reveal that children are engaged in five different types of literary meaning-making; and that these five types of meaning-making are instantiations of five foundational aspects of literary understanding.

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A careful and thoughtful analysis of young children's early literary responses and development of responses. There are not many educational or LIS studies that have this combination of research ... Read full review

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This book is more theoretical, clear, and rich than its title would suggest. It is artfully written and respectful of ALL children in ways that few researchers/writers are able to be. Even graduate ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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PICTUREBOOKS
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FIVE ASPECTS OF LITERARY UNDERSTANDING
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Copyright

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