Using Literature to Teach Middle Grades about War
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Studying historical wars through literature offers an effective, interesting way for students to understand the issues surrounding the conflicts and gain insight into the drastic changes that wars cause in the lives of individuals and nations. Useful for both teachers and librarians, Using Literature to Teach Middle Grades About War covers major wars that have generated a suitable variety of materials and resources that are readily available for student use - the Revolutionary War; the Civil War; World War 1; World II; the Vietnam War; and the Gulf War.
Greenwood, 9780897747783, 236pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 1993
About the Author
Phyllis K. Kennemer, Ed.D., is library media specialist for Jefferson County, Colorado, Public Schools, and part-time children's literature instructor for the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is a member of the American Library Association, the International Reading Association, and the National Council of Teachers of English. Dr. Kennemer has lectured frequently on integrating literature into the curriculum.