IN SUPPORT OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
NCTE position statements sponsored by CLA:
The Children's Literature Assembly believes that courses in children's literature play an essential role in teacher education programs.
SYLLABI FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE COURSES
Visit this resource page for access to a rich collection of undergraduate and graduate children's literature syllabi exemplars
CCSS ELA and Literacy standards
Common Core State Standards
Appendix A – Background information
Appendix B – Text exemplars and performance tasks
Appendix C – Writing exemplars
Book: Pathways to the Common Core
Calkins, Lucy, Ehrenworth, Mary & Lehman, Christopher (2012). Pathways to the Common Core. Heinemann.
Book: Teaching to Exceed the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards (Grades 6-12)
Beach, Richard, Thein, Amanda H., & Webb, Allen. (2016). Teaching to Exceed the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards (Grades 6-12). Routledge.
National council of teachers of English resources
International Literacy association Resources
Worlds of words - Blogs on CCSS and global children’s literature
Resources by P. David Pearson
Other relevant presentations are available at P. David Pearson's Personal Website.
Visit Pat Mora's Website to learn about Children's Day, Book Day and find resources for celebrating it.