Research the Caldecott and Newberry Award books. Give the history of the award and for what each award is given. List the winners in each award from 2007 to the present. Give the name of the book and the author. Remember to do this for both the Caldecott and Newberry Awards.
Read Chapter 8 and answer the following questions:
1. Define characterization, realism, nonfiction and fiction.
2. Describe picture books.
3. List several desirable and valuable features for classroom book selection.
4. List thirteen (13) notable awards for children’s books.
5. Define narrative.
6. List seven (7) benefits of illustrations.
7. How is a book’s format defined?
8. Define genre.
9. What is the primary goal of a read-aloud event?
10. What is the purpose of Common Core State Standards (CCSS)?
11. Define visualization.
12. Define fairy tales.
13. What are novelty books?
14. List five (5) uses for reading nonfiction books.
15. Define expository.
16. What are some suggestions for reading books to boys?
17. Describe interactive technology books.
18. Pick two (2) criteria for Read-Alouds that would be new to you and tell how you will implement in your classroom.
19. Define multicultural children’s literature.
20. Define bibliotherapy and how it is used with children.
21. Read the list of additional book-reading tips. Select two (2) and tell how you plan to use those tips when reading to children.
22. Define paraphrasing. Why should a teacher be wary of paraphrasing?
23. List eight (8) ways to promote child participation and active listening.
24. List several possible benefits of rereading children’s favorite books.
25. List seven (7) values of books authored by children or teachers.
26. List several resources for finding reading materials.