Are Environmental Education Picture Books Appropriate for Elementary-School Children?: A Content Analysis
It was found that most of the environmental education picture books used literary conventions that were inappropriate in terms of children's cognitive understanding, as well as in their understanding of environmental education, but that these problems would not prevent the child from understanding and enjoying most of the books. Ultimately, it was determined that the ideal environmental education picture book is a quality picture book that encourages appreciation of nature and environmental issues in a positive and developmentally appropriate manner.
School Location:USA - North Carolina
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:children s reading educational aspects literature evaluation environmental education picture books
Date of Publication:04/03/2007