TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 5A: Portraying Elders in Literature

Teacher should refer to the Children's Book List to make selections for this activity. The selections should portray the older characters in a positive manner. Suggested selections:
 
Loop the Loop by Barbara Dugan,
The Wednesday Surprise by Eve Bunting, and
When I am Old With You by Angela Johnson.
 
The teacher will read two stories aloud to the students. The teacher should read one book, then complete Activity 5B, then read the other story, and complete Activity 5B for that story. 
 
  
 
Keywords: 

Book analysis, attitude, juvenile literature, character analysis

 

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Activity Code: 
5A
Unit Reference: 
My Older Friend
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 5: Sharing My Older Friend With Others