Using Children’s Literature to Teach Standard-Based Science Concepts in Early Years

This paper discusses the benefits and limitations of using children’s literature in introducing science concepts to young children. The manuscript also provides an overview of preschool science standards of 12 states and presents lists of appropriate children’s literature suitable to use in teaching science concepts targeted in those preschool science standards.

Author: 
Mesut Sackes & Kathy Cabe Trundle & Lucia M. Flevares
Publisher: 
Springer Science+Business Media
Resource Category: 
Documents
Relevant to: 
Researchers
Year of Publication: 
2009
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