Also, fictional masterpieces such as One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest offer mental benefits through reading. Christopher Bergland, world-class endurance athlete and political activist, expresses through his blog, “researchers found that becoming engrossed in a novel enhances connectivity in the brain and improves brain function” (Bergland). Nonetheless, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and numerous other novels containing profanity and racist slurs, violence, and sexual acts are too mature for young or adolescent readers. Therefore, high school curriculums should refrain from including inappropriate literature for the mental, physical, and social safety of the children. Research shows in the past and continues to show that children benefit greatly without the negative
Some categories that might work are: fairytales, adventure stories, nature stories, and poetry and noun fiction. Session 7: Dress the Character Game Story: What Slowed the Sloth? Skill: Sequencing Events Ref: (http://www.freechildrenstories.com) Author: Daniel Errico Activity: This activity greatly helped pupils strengthen skills in characterization in an artistic and cooperative way: 1. Give them materials to dress up the member of their group as a character from one book read earlier. To ensure a variety of characters and to avoid replication, once a group decides on a book, no one can choose that
Therefore, the teacher can focus on helping the students practicing, organizing and delivering the ideas into the sentence in learning speaking English. It is hoped that the students will more interested in learning English. For the readers, it is expected that this paper can give information and references to improve the reader’s knowledge about the using of a hopscotch game in teaching speaking to the young learners especially to the fifth graders of International Elementary
Many argue, however, that many who read already contain empathy skills and never gain any empathy skills through reading. Another argument is that fiction books do not bring awareness of different events, for fiction books create stories that are far from reality in this world. Nevertheless, using logic and examples, the argument that literature does, in fact, improve our empathy and awareness, are stronger than those who oppose. With this in mind, reading fiction can potentially enhance social skills to students who are more empathetic and aware of the events of the people around them. Through reading literature for school or pleasure, teens have the chance to improve their awareness of the constant challenges that many people face around them; this improving skill can increase the desire to read more literature so that teens have an understanding of the world that they never had before.
The poet talks about the vitality of books in the lives of the children and how this enthusiasm for books has been replaced with the addiction for the television. Dahl stresses how important reading is to children, the word READ is capitalized every time it is mentioned. The poem is meant to be humorous but carries an important message on the side effect of technology itself on young children.
It has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide and is on multiple lists of must read novels. Young adults should be given the opportunity to read the novel, but only when they’re mature enough to really understand and appreciate it, in college. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is undoubtedly a novel that deserves a reader’s full attention. High school students are more prone to dwell on the use of the n-word, instead of enjoying Mark Twain’s writing. To my knowledge, college students won’t giggle at any profanity used in any novel and will be able to really appreciate this novel.
Supporting children's literacy development of children by encouraging the exchange of ideas and the development of thinking skills, including observation, contrast, categorize, organize, and evaluate concluded. In conclusion, children's literature can help in the development of social, emotional, intellectual and language of children. Exposure early in the story to children is the best way to attract children to read and master the language. CONCLUSION Children are the future leaders of the future. In forming keperibadiankanak noble and moral children, children's literature plays an equally important role.
Animated films have been studied by researchers and scholars for years as these are one of the major sources of entertainment not only for children but for adults as well. It is believed that animated films are “good” for children as these types of movies stimulate imagination apart from providing amusement but, the truth is they do more than simply entertaining. In most cases, these films play the role of cultural authority to determine the definition of values and morals. Children learn more from what they watch which makes it very important for parents and educators to pay close attention at the content and features of these films. Children no longer learn only from books, they also prefer learning from varied forms of popular culture.
Classic literature helps open the creative part of the brain letting students think of new and different ways to live life. Classic literature should be in our schools because it’s very beneficial. students learn so much better than behind the computer screen, and students have strong opinions about
The importance of vocabulary learning is emphasized by a French proverb that says “Word by word the book is made.” According to Cameron (2005:159) using stories in the classroom is a very effective way to improve and develop language skills in general, especially in vocabulary learning because it plays an important role in foreign language learning, both in the first language and second language. Everyone loves stories and this is especially true for children. For language learning, stories have become prominent over the years as a good way to expose learners to new language. Stories are thought to be a very powerful educational tool in promoting language proficiency in both the first and second language (Haven,2000:75). They draw young learners' attention to new words and convey certain massages more