Common Threads: Festivals of Folklore and Literature for Schools and Libraries

Common Threads: Festivals of Folklore and Literature for Schools and Libraries

By: Alan Heath (author)Paperback

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New in paperback! Turn the library into a center for active and fun-filled discovery! Heath shows how to use thematic festivals to incorporate the exploration of literature into cooperative learning activities. Each of the book's nine chapters describes a different festival, complete with arts, crafts, music and storytelling-activities that will increase students' awareness of other cultures (Shaker, Native American, and Caribbean, to name a few). Features literature-based projects, craft projects using recyclable materials, delectable recipes to enliven literary education, novel decorating ideas to enhance the ambience of classroom or library, attention-grabbing displays, and much more. Illustrated. Cloth edition [0-8108-3036-1] previously published in 1996. Paperback edition available May 2002.

About Author

Alan Heath teaches in the integrated humanities program in the middle school of the American School in London. He is a book review editor of the International Schools Journal and serves on the Education Committee of the British Museum.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780810841574
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 389
  • ID: 9780810841574
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0810841576

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