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The Resource Gifted books, gifted readers : literature activities to excite young minds, Nancy J. Polette

Gifted books, gifted readers : literature activities to excite young minds, Nancy J. Polette

Label
Gifted books, gifted readers : literature activities to excite young minds
Title
Gifted books, gifted readers
Title remainder
literature activities to excite young minds
Statement of responsibility
Nancy J. Polette
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of literature activities for gifted students, featuring brief summaries of suggested titles, each followed by one or more activities; grouped in the categories of picture books, fairy tales and fantasy, the classics and poetry, exploring diversity, learning from the past, and heroines and heroes
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Polette, Nancy
Dewey number
371.95
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1575.5.U5
LC item number
P64 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature
  • Reading (Elementary)
  • Gifted children
  • Gifted children
  • Gifted children
Label
Gifted books, gifted readers : literature activities to excite young minds, Nancy J. Polette
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Literature for the gifted, a gateway to greatness: Imagination illuminates reality -- Inspired writers -- Books to add zest -- Books as experience -- Traits and needs of gifted children -- Picture books for gifted programs: The need to belong -- The need to achieve and feel self-esteem -- The need for beauty, order, and harmony -- The need to cope with stress -- The need for laughter, nonsense, and expanded vocabulary -- The need to know and extend developing concepts -- The need to know and extend developing concepts, animal families -- The need to know and extend developing concepts, community helpers -- The need to know and extend developing concepts, Africa -- The need to know and extend developing concepts, rocks -- The need to know and extend developing concepts, robots -- The need to know and extend developing concepts, earthwatch -- Favorite picture and poetry books of the 1990s
  • Exercising the imagination, fairy tales and fantasy: Reading the world with folktales, China -- More tales from China -- Reading the world with folktales, South Africa -- Reading the world with folktales, Great Britain and Switzerland -- Reading the world with folktales, Mexico -- Reading the world with folktales, Peru -- Reading the world with folktales, Russia -- Reading the world with folktales, Australia -- Folktales in U.S. studies -- Fantasy -- The classics and poetry: Activities to improve skills through classic literature: Creative thinking -- Critical thinking -- Vocabulary -- Problem solving -- Imaging -- Observation -- Activities for classics -- Children's classics: Robert Louis Stevenson -- Jules Verne -- Howard Pyle -- Johann Wyss -- Mark Twain -- Jack London -- Washington Irving -- Rudyard Kipling -- Kenneth Grahame -- James Barrie -- Daniel Defoe -- Johanna Spyri -- Introducing Shakespeare: "Romeo and Juliet" -- A vocabulary contest -- Reviewing Shakespeare with karaoke -- Ocean voyages, a thematic unit blending the classics and contemporary literature
  • Exploring diversity: A picture book for all ages -- Native American folklore, picture book -- Native American folktales, Brother Eagle, Sister Sky -- Native Americans, novel -- Native Americans today, novels -- African-Americans, picture book -- More picture books to read -- Reconciling differences, novel -- African-Americans, novel -- The African-American hero, novel -- Hispanic folktales, picture books -- Hispanic Americans, picture books -- Hispanic Americans, novels -- Hispanic literature, novel -- Asian-Americans, picture books -- Asian literature -- Clash of cultures -- Asian-Americans: The new immigrants, early 1900s -- The World War II internment and release of Japanese-Americans, 1940s -- Immigrants from Cambodia, 1980s -- Learning from the past: The middle ages -- U.S. history -- World War II -- Heroines and heroes: Heroines, picture books-- Heroines, novels -- Heroes, picture books, real-life heroes: Anton Leeuwenhoek -- Abraham Lincoln -- Elijah McCoy -- Bob Lemmons -- Neil Armstrong -- Heroes, novels
Control code
43555369
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xi, 282 pages
Isbn
9781563088223
Lccn
00023257
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Gifted books, gifted readers : literature activities to excite young minds, Nancy J. Polette
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Literature for the gifted, a gateway to greatness: Imagination illuminates reality -- Inspired writers -- Books to add zest -- Books as experience -- Traits and needs of gifted children -- Picture books for gifted programs: The need to belong -- The need to achieve and feel self-esteem -- The need for beauty, order, and harmony -- The need to cope with stress -- The need for laughter, nonsense, and expanded vocabulary -- The need to know and extend developing concepts -- The need to know and extend developing concepts, animal families -- The need to know and extend developing concepts, community helpers -- The need to know and extend developing concepts, Africa -- The need to know and extend developing concepts, rocks -- The need to know and extend developing concepts, robots -- The need to know and extend developing concepts, earthwatch -- Favorite picture and poetry books of the 1990s
  • Exercising the imagination, fairy tales and fantasy: Reading the world with folktales, China -- More tales from China -- Reading the world with folktales, South Africa -- Reading the world with folktales, Great Britain and Switzerland -- Reading the world with folktales, Mexico -- Reading the world with folktales, Peru -- Reading the world with folktales, Russia -- Reading the world with folktales, Australia -- Folktales in U.S. studies -- Fantasy -- The classics and poetry: Activities to improve skills through classic literature: Creative thinking -- Critical thinking -- Vocabulary -- Problem solving -- Imaging -- Observation -- Activities for classics -- Children's classics: Robert Louis Stevenson -- Jules Verne -- Howard Pyle -- Johann Wyss -- Mark Twain -- Jack London -- Washington Irving -- Rudyard Kipling -- Kenneth Grahame -- James Barrie -- Daniel Defoe -- Johanna Spyri -- Introducing Shakespeare: "Romeo and Juliet" -- A vocabulary contest -- Reviewing Shakespeare with karaoke -- Ocean voyages, a thematic unit blending the classics and contemporary literature
  • Exploring diversity: A picture book for all ages -- Native American folklore, picture book -- Native American folktales, Brother Eagle, Sister Sky -- Native Americans, novel -- Native Americans today, novels -- African-Americans, picture book -- More picture books to read -- Reconciling differences, novel -- African-Americans, novel -- The African-American hero, novel -- Hispanic folktales, picture books -- Hispanic Americans, picture books -- Hispanic Americans, novels -- Hispanic literature, novel -- Asian-Americans, picture books -- Asian literature -- Clash of cultures -- Asian-Americans: The new immigrants, early 1900s -- The World War II internment and release of Japanese-Americans, 1940s -- Immigrants from Cambodia, 1980s -- Learning from the past: The middle ages -- U.S. history -- World War II -- Heroines and heroes: Heroines, picture books-- Heroines, novels -- Heroes, picture books, real-life heroes: Anton Leeuwenhoek -- Abraham Lincoln -- Elijah McCoy -- Bob Lemmons -- Neil Armstrong -- Heroes, novels
Control code
43555369
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xi, 282 pages
Isbn
9781563088223
Lccn
00023257
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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