Open Access Graduate Research Paper
The report of the National Endowment for the Humanities (1987) stresses the need to present quality literature experiences to facilitate children's personal-social development. Literature needs to be presented as whole units in the form written by the author, not revised to facilitate the teaching of fragments through phonics instruction and to fit readability formulas. Since few basal reader series, the basis of much reading instruction today, focus on quality literature, this humanities group suggests that teachers need to take more responsibility in extending the literature base.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Jeanne McLain Harms
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©1989 Ellen M. Grady-Mans
Grady-Mans, Ellen M., "Extending the literature base of a reading program through folk literature" (1989). Graduate Research Papers. 2430.