The Internet TESL Journal
Children -- Books and reading, Children's literature -- Study and teaching (Elementary), English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers, Curriculum planning
The biggest practical challenges in using English language children's literature rather than readers created specifically for EFL/ESL students are:
- choosing an appropriate book
- preparing to teach, from writing lesson plans to developing supporting teaching materials
- brainstorming creative teaching ideas
This paper will serve as a guide for those who would like to use literature in the classroom with their young students, but aren't sure how to begin.
Brown, E. (2004) Using Children's Literature with Young Learners. The Internet TESL Journal, Vol. X, No. 2