Through the Eyes of a Child:
An Introduction to Children's Literature
Donna E. Norton
This site provides students using Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature, sixth edition, by Donna E. Norton, with a wealth of resources. Here, students can review their understanding of chapter concepts with Chapter Objectives, and also by taking multiple choice Self-Assessment tests for each chapter. These interactive quizzes provide immediate feedback with a percentage score and the correct answers. Students also have access to many extra materials, including Enriching Materials charts, Issues activities, an Online Activity Book, Teacher Adaptations which demonstrate ways to incorporate children's literature into the classroom, and Internet Activities that offer users suggestions and avenues for further developing their understanding and application of chapter themes.
In addition, students have access to Web Destinations providing URLs related to chapter content. User can also browse lists of Book Award Winners and Publishers and Their Addresses from the appendices of the previous edition of the textbook. The Message Board and Chat features offer a threaded bulletin board and live chatting environment where students can interact and respond to discussion topics.
For professors, a link has been provided to PowerPointSlides for each chapter that are downloadable to your computer. In addition, the Syllabus Manager enables professors to create and maintain the class syllabus online while also allowing the student access to the syllabus at any time from any computer on the Internet.