Wednesday, April 27, 2011

May 1990: Theme

Question: What are some common themes in children’s literature?

Answer/Quote: “Common themes in children’s literature include the following: giving, jealousy, determination, friendship, survival, courage, responsibility, good is rewarded and evil is punished, beauty is only skin deep, home is best, don’t try to be something you aren’t and faithfulness.”  P. 701.

Title: “Teaching Theme to Elementary Students.” Edna K. Smit. Reading Teacher (May 1990), 699-701.

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