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Reading: Early Childhood Literacy Field Implementation

Mirrors, Windows, and Sliding Glass Doors

Children’s Literature Mirrors & Windows Assignment (100 points): For this assignment, you will explore the concept of children’s literature as mirrors and windows. This assignment will require you to research, read, and analyze a variety of children’s books and choose books that are mirrors and windows for your own experience. In addition, you will apply your knowledge of the contextual factors of your field experience classroom to determine what books would be mirrors and windows for the students in the classroom. This assignment will help you understand the importance of representation in children’s literature and its connection to your students. This assignment will be explained further in class. (This assignment helps meet the following student learning outcomes: Knowledge 2; Skill 1, 4) 

Windows, Mirrors, and Sliding Glass Doors