Genre-Based Strategies to Promote Critical Literacy in Grades 4–8

by
Danielle E. Hartsfieldauthor
Sue C. Kimmelauthor
Genre-Based Strategies to Promote Critical Literacy in Grades 4–8

20191021

Libraries Unlimited

Pages 164
Topics Book Study;Contemporary Realism;Critical Literacy;Fantasy;Genres;Graphic Novels;Historical Fiction;Informational Books;Literacy Strategies;Middle Grades;Narrative Nonfiction;Picture Books;Librarian's Instructional Role: Curriculum and Instruction, K-12

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Genre-Based Strategies to Promote Critical Literacy in Grades 4–8

Author(s): Hartsfield, Danielle; Kimmel, Sue;
Contributors: Hartsfield, Danielle; Kimmel, Sue;
Abstract:

Draws on critical and radical change theory to equip both aspiring and practicing library and teacher candidates with practical, research-based ideas for enacting critical literacy practices in middle grade libraries and classrooms.


• Explains critical literacy strategies for educators to implement

• Identifies characteristics of popular genres in children's literature and how to evaluate materials in those genres

• Recommends titles to use in critical literacy instruction

• Guides readers to develop an understanding of the theoretical perspectives underpinning critical literacy

• Provides template lesson plans and tools to improve critical literacy instruction using genre strategies

SortTitle: genre-based strategies to promote critical literacy in grades 4–8
Keyword(s): Book Study; Contemporary Realism; Critical Literacy; Fantasy; Genres; Graphic Novels; Historical Fiction; Informational Books; Literacy Strategies; Middle Grades; Narrative Nonfiction; Picture Books; Librarian's Instructional Role: Curriculum and Instruction, K-12
Author Info:
Danielle E. Hartsfieldauthor
Sue C. Kimmelauthor
eISBN-13: 9781440863172
Cover Image URL: ~~FreeAttachments/9781440863172.jpg
Print ISBN-13: 9781440863165
Imprint: Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 164
Publication Date: 20191021