NCSS notable trade book lesson plan: Windows written by Julia Denos

Dana Michelle Evans (Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA)
William Boden Robertson (Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA)
Holly Hilboldt Swain (Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA)

Social Studies Research and Practice

ISSN: 1933-5415

Publication date: 24 July 2019

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper, notable trade lesson plan, is to utilize a notable picture book in an early childhood application.

Design/methodology/approach

The approach of this notable trade book lesson plan is that of a hands-on interactive reading leading to a cultural exploration.

Findings

Young learners communicated connections with global communities, as they expressed similarities found between their evening routines and those of Germany. Opportunities arose for prekindergarten students to converse in a foreign language through a familiar song, as they discovered similarities and differences found in evening routines such as meals, games, family conversations and preparing for bedtime.

Originality/value

The value of this notable trade plan submission is in its ability to integrate geographical and cultural lessons into literacy contexts.

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Citation

Evans, D., Robertson, W. and Swain, H. (2019), "NCSS notable trade book lesson plan: Windows written by Julia Denos", Social Studies Research and Practice, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/SSRP-03-2019-0013

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