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Children's Literature Final Shakely
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Christopher Paul Curtis
Looked for books "that we about me"
Wrote The Elements of Style
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Born in England and moved as teenage to Tennessee
Wrote Because of Winn Dixie
If your adolescent child loved E.B. White children's books but felt ready for more gorwnup work, you might point out that he also wrote
Numerous essays for the magazine The New Yorker
Which character was born "staring at the sun reflecting off his mother's mirror"?
Which character looks in a mirror and is pleased with the effect "when I looked at myself sideways and bother eyes were pointing in the same direction!"?
What character is described as "a common moor boy, in patched clothes and with a funny face and a rough, rusty-read head?
Someone's portrait is finally uncovered because, as Colin says "it doesnt make me angry anymore to see her laughing." Whose face is laughing in the potrait?
One character begins in the story "up at daylight, trying to rid the world of injustice." What character is that?
Two songs "sound like heaven" and "smell like honey". They also echo important themes in the story. Which songs are they?
"Deep Purple" and "Stardust"
In which book would you find the line, "The crickets felt it was their duty to warn veryone that summertime cannot last forever"?
In which book would you find a character likened to a Rajah?
Who explains, "Well, the Wool Pooh is Winnie's evil twin brother"?
In which book does the narrator tell us that the story is being told "in orderto save myself from the darkness, and to save you from the darkness, too"?
The Tale of Desperaux
"Officially a juvenile delinquent"
A troublesome best friend; a bad influence
Is feared to have a hump back
Torn between light and dark
Sends food to Colin
Reminiscent of a famous French queen
Born in a barn
Gorges on junk food
Lives and works in "the deep downs"
Gave someone red string
After what famous sports figure is the Brown Bomber named?
Name an animal that helped Mary find the door to the secret garden
What flower is associated with Colin's mother?
In which book do we find a child hoping for a "saver"?
Light Versus Dark
The Tale of Despereaux
Salutary effects of nature
The Secret Garden
Friendship and loyalty
Importance of Family
The Watson's Go To Birmingham
Cycles of life
The Watsons Go To Birmingham-1963
The power of positive thinking
The Secret Garden
The Tale of Despereaux
Who helps Wilbur bring home Charlotte's egg sac?
The National Reading Panel in 2000 endorsed SSR based on sufficiency of scientific evidence
SSR stands for Sustained Silent Reading and among its many purposes is to provide reading time to children who might otherwise have little opportunity to read
Trelease believes computerized reading incentive programs should both motivate children to read more and provide an additional grading platform
Trellis asserts that "lite" or "junk" reading keeps children from progressing to more valuable literature
Parents should be aware that manga and graphic novels sometimes contain elements innappropriate for children
Trelease hails Michelle Obama as America's "number one reading teacher" for her active promotion of literacy in the schools
Reading both to and by a child in the summer is more effective in combatting "summer setback" than is traditional summer school
Under the NCLB act, children are entitled to after school tutoring, but not to extra phonics help
Because phonics has been proven necessary to literacy, California's 1996 funding increase for phonics
Because it is so critical to raise literacy rates among the economically disadvantaged, libraries in poorer neighboorhoods usually have guaranteed public funding and extended operating hours
Visibility increases a product's sales in a supermarket, so making books more visible in libraries can induce children to check them out
Rain gutters can be used as inexpensive shelves that allow books to be placed cover out
Her mother death deeply affected the tone of her book and began her first book during a train ride
Lived in Japan as a child; used her bicycle to explore her surrondings
Which of the following does Lowry identify as the persistent theme in her novels?
The importance of human connections
Annemarie thinks of someone, "It was as if he had moved beyond his own youth and had taken his place in the world of adults." Of whom is she thinking?
Where is Annemarie as she tells herself the story of Little Red Riding Hood?
The woods path to the docks
In which book would you find the line, "Our community can't function smoothly if people don't use precise language"?
Dumbledore says to Prof. McGonagall "All this 'You-Know- Who' nonsence- for eleven years I have been trying to persuade people to call him bt his proper name." Of whom is he speaking?
Jonas decides that the "certain look" in someone's eyes is 'depth... as if one were looking into the clear water of the river, down to the bottom, where things might lurk which hadn't been discovered yet." Whose eyes are these?
What character claims to give advice to people "only when they are faced with something thet have not expierence before"?
In which book would you find a character who says, "After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure"?
"The whole world has changed. Only the fairytales remained the same." What book does this line from?
Number the Stars
In which book do characters receive the instruction, "First years should not that the forest on the grounds is forbidden to all pupils"?
Has a hair type the geneticists haven't corrected
Has a stuffed elephant for a comfort object
Looks much older than his or her real age
Likes stories of kings and queens
A new child
A half giant
Was hit by a car
A spoiled child
Great Aunt Birte
Is supposed to be in a coffin
Who wears shoes made of fish skins?
Which character is known as "the boy who lived"?
The community doesn't use the title "The Giver." What title do they use?
Where the released go
What Peter joins
Where one might see gardens and a carousel
Where one might encounter a centaur
Mirror of Erised
Where one character sees woolen socks
Symbolize the terror of occupation
Emblem of moving away from the family unit
Looked down upon as inferior by some
Connects one character to his nemesis
Can sometimes be dangerous
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, together with its sequels, can be characterized as a bildungsroman. What is that?
A novel that traces the development of the main character into maturity
According to a study done by Seattle Children's Hospital, what is the link between TV watching and ADHD?
The risk of developing ADHD rises 10% for each hour of Tv-viewing before age 3
Electronic learning aids such as Disney's "Baby Einstein" products
Are not proven to help children become smarter
What did the results of a twenty-six-year New Zealand study publushed in 2005 into childhood TV-viewing indicate about its relationshop to academic achievement?
Schooling level by age 26 is directly related to amount of childhood TV viewing
Tom Schactman's book The Inarticulate Society reveals what rend in the vocabulary level, grammatical complexity, and sentence length in CBS Evening News broadcasts between 1963 and 1993?
All three elements declined over the 30 year study
What limits on TV viewing for children does the American Academt of Pediatrics recommend?
Ten hours a week and no TV before the age of two
Finnish children, who have the highest reading scores in the world, watch "fairly large amounts of television" according to Trelease, yet thet benefit from closed captioning , which forces the viewer to read and therby offsets the detrimental effects of so much TV
Trelease argues audiobooks can be an effective substitute for a parent who doesn't have time to read to his or her child
According to Trelease, the most important factor contributing to the growing scholastic achievement gap between boys and girls is that school rules are biased aganist male behavior
Thomas Friedman's book The World is Flat makes the point that the growing influence of anti-science political opinions (Held by those Friedman calls "flat-earthers") Is weakening our school curricula
Trelease views the explosion in televised sports programs since 1970 as detrimental to boys attitudes toward school
According to 1995 study published in Early Education and Development, the percentage of what Trelease calls "reluctant reading daddies" in poverty level families is higher than the percentage in university-educated families
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