The promotion of literacy starts at home at an early age but must be
supported throughout adolescence. Watch the video titled Using Poetry to Build the Home-School Connection.
In a 2-3 page paper, reflect on the shifting dynamics between
parents and their children in the intermediate/middle school years,
- At least two specific example of how literature and poetry
can provide a connection between parents and their children at a time
when children are exploring greater independence from their families.
- Select one poem or book that could provide a shared
experience at home. As a librarian or educator, describe in detail how
you would encourage the use of the themes in your chosen text to help
children and their families explore the complex socio-emotional needs of
this age group.
At a minimum, use one external source, in addition to the course text. Remember to cite all references using APA style.