Health And Safety Book List Title: Health and Safety Book List
Our text reminded us that “the early years are an important time when lifelong behaviors, attitudes and values are being formed. It is also a time when children are open and receptive to new ideas, changes, and suggestions. For these reasons, it is important to design developmentally appropriate learning experiences that provide children and their families with sound information that promotes a healthy lifestyle.”
In this assignment you will be using a children’s library to select books that promote children’s health and safety education.
To prepare for this assignment you will need to:
Review Chapter 11 in your course text: Planning for Children’s Health and Safety Education
Read the following article and review the factors that should be taken into account when making book selections.
Anti-Defamation League. (2004). Assessing Children’s Literature. Available from https://www.adl.org/education/resources/tools-and-strategies/assessing-childrens-literature
Make plans to visit a children’s library.
To complete the assignment successfully, you will need to:
Select, read, summarize, and evaluate six children’s books listed in the activity plans included in this chapter.
Prepare a brief report for each book including:
Evaluation including how the book aligns with recommendations shared in the article “Assessing Children’s Literature” by the Anti-Defamation League
Your ideas on how you could use these books to support health and safety education within the classroom environment