Valutare i testi di letteratura per l'infanzia

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[automatically translated] The contribution is presented a reflection, conducted with the students of the Faculty of Education of Palermo Primary degree course, the need to identify and use analysis and evaluation indicators of narrative works for children. The teacher who "educates" reading accompanies its students by advising the "right" books, directing choices, encouraging interests, respecting the preferences. To choose books to read or to recommend reading to children, to guide them in the fabulous combination of experience to the printed page, you need a strong sensitivity to the problem, an updated knowledge and information careful about what offers the publishing market both at the works level classic, both of novelty and trends level. The primary and kindergarten teachers should acquire a vast knowledge repertoire of works of fiction for children and teens, together attitude to select books from experts "valid" in several respects: aesthetic, values, motivational. In asking what content present in the children's book could support an educational dimension, we reflected on some important elements: ideals, commitment, freedom, reality, love. The literary texts for children, as well as being pedagogically analyzed (quality of educational values), they were also evaluated from a psychological perspective; the distinctive elements have been identified taking into account the specific characteristics of cognitive and emotional-affective needs of children between 6 he 11 years.
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationLa formazione universitaria degli insegnanti di scuola primaria e dell'infanzia. L'integrazione del sapere, del saper essere e del saper fare
Number of pages13
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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