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Author Roché, Mary, author.

Title Developing children's critical thinking through picturebooks : a guide for primary and early years students and teachers / Mary Roche.

Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, [2014]
©2015.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  370.152 ROCH    DUE 12-11-19
Physical description ix, 195 pages ; 25 cm
Contents 1 'Critical Thinking and Book Talk': the 'why' factor 6 -- Narrowing visions of literacy 6 -- What exactly is critical thinking? 15 -- Underpinning values and assumptions 19 -- Invitation not coercion 24 -- Summary 25 -- Recommended reading 26 -- 2 Comprehension and meaning making 27 -- Different perspectives on literacy 27 -- Comprehension 27 -- What's the point of discussing picturebooks? 33 -- Ideology 39 -- Summary 47 -- Recommended reading 47 -- 3 Interactive, or dialogic, reading aloud 49 -- What does interactive (dialogic) reading mean? 49 -- Three benefits of engaging with literature 50 -- Other benefits of dialogic reading 53 -- Reading aloud 54 -- Interactive reading 56 -- Intertextuality 58 -- Summary 63 -- Recommended Reading 63 -- 4 A focus on oral language development Introduction 65 -- Language deficits entering school 66 -- Vocabulary 68 -- Reading picturebooks aloud and discussing them 74 -- Summary 77 -- Recommended reading 77 -- 5 Some picturebook theory 79 -- Introduction 79 -- Classroom practice 79 -- So what are picturebooks? 81 -- Two distinct modes of representation 82 -- Aesthetic relationship between pictures and text 86 -- Summary 99 -- Recommended reading 99 -- 6 CT&BT in the classroom 101 -- A good picturebook 101 -- Beginning CT&BT in junior classrooms 104 -- Children as theorists and philosophers and critical thinkers 106 -- CT&BT in middle-senior primary classrooms 117 -- CT&BT with post-primary pupils, undergraduates and teachers 125 -- Summary 126 -- Recommended reading 126 -- 7 Practical advice 127 -- Choosing books; discussion guidelines and cross-curricular ideas 127 -- Practical advice for setting up discussions 131 -- Cross-curricular work 137 -- Summary 146 -- Recommended Reading 146 -- 8 Conclusion 147 -- Narrative and metacognition 147 -- Disequilibrium 158.
Subject Thought and thinking -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Critical thinking -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Picture books for children -- Educational aspects.
ISBN 9780415727686 (hardback)
9780415727723 (paperback)