Caregivers Of Primary Age Children : Advocate For Children 's Literacy

924 WordsNov 10, 20154 Pages
In LIBS 6135 I created a pamphlet intended for the caregivers of primary age children to advocate for children’s literacy. This pamphlet included materials that are listed on the Children’s Notable Lists from the Association of Library Services to Children. Twenty five resources were chosen to highlight in the pamphlet, along with a description of each. Also included is information to help children grow as readers and cultivate a love for reading. Materials included are books, videos, audio recordings, and software. Materials were chosen in order to meet the interests of a diverse population of students in grades kindergarten through second. The created pamphlet listed community contact information for reading organizations in the area so that parents could learn of other reading events and resources. The pamphlet will be distributed at our school’s reading night. In creating the artifact for the course, I researched the Children’s Notable Lists from the Association of Library Services to Children. I used resources to access credible reviews on the materials in the list to determine its age appropriateness to meet the interest levels of children in grades kindergarten through second. I also analyzed reviews of the materials to determine if it would meet the needs of the school’s curriculum. Next, I examined our school’s collection to determine if those materials could be found in our school media center. Books from the Children’s Notable Booklists that could not be
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