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Roberts, Patricia 1936-

Overview
Works: 29 works in 100 publications in 2 languages and 7,316 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Abstracts  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: LB1570, 372.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patricia Roberts
A resource guide for elementary school teaching : planning for competence by Richard D Kellough( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, p, e, i, t
A guide for developing interdisciplinary thematic units by Patricia Roberts( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Portuguese and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text is an ideal supplement for a General Methods course (elementary, middle school, secondary, or K-12). This text thoroughly demonstrates the step-by-step process involved in developing an interdisciplinary thematic unit and supports those steps with numerous examples and activities. One of the few books available to successfully integrate content, technology, diversity, and classroom management. -- Amazon website
A green dinosaur day : a guide for developing thematic units in literature-based instruction, K-6 by Patricia Roberts( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a dinosaur unit as an example throughout the chapters, this book presents an organizational plan for developing a thematic unit for literature-based instruction for grades k-6. The book is designed as a resource for preservice and inservice teachers new to literature-based instruction. The book shows how a content topic can be used as a theme and infused with a literacy curriculum and provides ideas for integrating social studies, natural sciences, and other curriculum areas. The book also offers approaches for assessing and evaluating student progress. Chapters in the book are: (1) How May I Plan a Thematic Unit?; (2) How May I Infuse a Literacy Curriculum in a Literature-Based Classroom?; (3) What Literature Base Is Available for My Thematic Unit?; (4) What Teaching Techniques and Class Organizational Plans Are There?; (5) How May I Integrate Social Studies and Expressive Arts?; (6) How May I Integrate Mathematics and Science?; (7) What Resources Are Available to Me?; (8) How Can I Meet the Needs of Diverse Students; (9) How May I Assess and Evaluate?; And (10) What Research Supports Literature-Based Instruction. Guidelines for substitute teaching, a checklist for reviewing this book, a 178-item annotated list of dinosaur books, and 26 reproducibles to support the dinosaur unit are attached. (Rs)
Gender positive! : a teachers' and librarians' guide to nonstereotyped children's literature, K-8 by Patricia Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developing multicultural awareness through children's literature : a guide for teachers and librarians, grades K-8 by Patricia Roberts( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides some helpful tools that will allow teachers to use children's literature as a vehicle for modifying cultural stereotypes. The sections contain short summaries of 239 carefully selected children's books, each of which features main characters who contribute to an understanding of one's cultural heritage and ways to modify a cultural stereotype. The characters in the books present a point of view to combat stereotyping. Summaries identify characters from different cultural backgrounds, their problems, and the resolutions. The summaries also indicate the grade level(s) (kindergarten through grade 3, and grade 4 through grade 8) for which each book would be most appropriate and are divided into the following subsections: (1) African American Heritage; (2) Asian American Heritage; (3) European American Heritage; (4) Latino American Heritage; and (5) Native American Heritage. The sections of the bibliography contain entries with examples of realistic/contemporary fiction, folk literature, historical fiction, and biography. Each book is followed by a target activity that can be used to help children internalize ways to modify cultural stereotypes. A final section in the book provides extended activities (mini-units) for a selected few of the children's literature titles summarized in the previous sections. (Contains an index.) (Glr)
Alphabet : a handbook of ABC books and activities for the elementary classroom by Patricia Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Counting books are more than numbers : an annotated action bibliography by Patricia Roberts( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, k, p, e, t
Raising peaceful children in a violent world by Nancy Lee Cecil( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multicultural friendship stories and activities for children ages 5-14 by Patricia Roberts( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, k, p, e, i, t
Alphabet books as a key to language patterns : an annotated action bibliography by Patricia Roberts( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Integrating language arts and social studies for kindergarten and primary children by Patricia Roberts( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabet : a handbook of ABC books and book extensions for the elementary classroom by Patricia Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking humor seriously in children's literature : literature-based mini-units and humorous books for children ages 5-12 by Patricia Roberts( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, k, p, e, i, t
Family values through children's literature, grades K-3 by Patricia Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Families in children's literature : a resource guide, grades 4-8 by Nancy Lee Cecil( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide provides teachers and librarians with helpful activities for using children's literature as a resource for acquainting middle-school children with culturally diverse families. The book selections chosen aim to offer students insight into the question, "What is a family?" The guide is organized in 4 sections according to the primary characteristics of the families depicted in stories about: "Diverse Family Groups"; "Heritage and Traditions"; "Relationships within Families"; and "Conflicts within Families." Each section is subdivided according to secondary family characteristics ranging from death in the family to homelessness. Various literary genre are represented, each featuring main characters who by their actions contribute to developing concepts about family in different social contexts. Each book selection includes a "Discussion and Beyond" section with questions to promote thoughtful discussion, and a "Target Activity" which suggests either visualization, brainstorming, role plays, or web creation as a means of helping children internalize their understanding of family relationships and values. (Mm)
Family values through children's literature and activities, grades 4-6 by Patricia Roberts( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This resource provides teachers, librarians, parents, and others who work with children ages 9 - 12 with an annotated bibliography of children's books that contain characters who display positive family oriented values in their relationships with others. Sample activities and lessons related to the books in the bibliography will help children in responding to the thoughts and feelings of selected characters as they strive to understand their own thoughts and actions about family oriented values. Educators and parents can initiate the activities as presented or use them as a starting point for their own lessons. Parents and educators, including homeschooling parents and instructors in religious settings, will benefit from this helpful resource."--Publisher's website
Developing resiliency through children's literature : a guide for teachers and librarians, K-8 by Nancy Lee Cecil( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An annotated bibliography of helpful tools is presented that will aid teachers and librarians in using children's literature as a vehicle to foster resilience. Research on at-risk children indicates that some succeed in spite of childhood traumas and difficult home environments. Carefully chosen children's literature can provide fictional dilemmas that allow children to exercise the problem-solving skills necessary for facing frustrating and difficult situations in real life. The first two sections contain short summaries of selected books that feature main characters who are survivors. These sections are subdivided by age and literary genre. The final section contains a wealth of ideas, activities, and discussion questions for a selected few of the titles previously summarized. Teachers may use these mini-units and models in the classroom. Including entries in the Extended Activities Units section, the book highlights 251 titles. (Sld)
Literature-based history activities for children, grades 1-3 by Patricia Roberts( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature-based history activities for children, grades 4-8 by Patricia Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Contains over 50 reproducibles with simulation activities, strategies, and themes for lesson planning"--Cover
Language arts and environmental awareness : 100+ integrated books and activities for children by Patricia Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This multi-purpose book is for teachers, librarians, and parents who want to develop children's awareness of environmental matters while building and refining their language arts skills. In response to the challenge for school districts to integrate environmental education into the curriculum, this book presents environmental awareness topics to appeal to children's curiosity, interest, and sense of action. Simultaneously, it offers language arts activities that adhere to the NCTE and IRA standards of 1996"--Jacket
 
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Associated Subjects
Child rearing Children's libraries--Book selection Children's literature Children's literature, English Children's literature--Moral and ethical aspects Children's literature--Study and teaching Children's literature--Study and teaching (Elementary) Children's stories Children--Books and reading Children--Conduct of life--Study and teaching Communication in families Competency-based education Counting Creative activities and seat work Curriculum planning Early childhood education--Activity programs Education, Elementary--Activity programs Education, Elementary--Curricula Education, Primary--Activity programs Elementary school teaching English language--Alphabet English language--Alphabet--Study and teaching English language--Alphabet--Textbooks Ethnic relations Ethnic relations--Study and teaching (Elementary) Families in literature--Study and teaching Families--Moral and ethical aspects Friendship in children--Study and teaching Humor in literature Illustrated children's books Interdisciplinary approach in education Language arts (Preschool) Language arts (Primary) Language arts--Correlation with content subjects Learning, Psychology of Lesson planning Literature--Study and teaching (Elementary) Minorities Minorities--Study and teaching (Elementary) Multicultural education Multicultural education--Activity programs Nonviolence Problem solving--Study and teaching Reconciliation Resilience (Personality trait)--Study and teaching Sexism and literature Social sciences--Study and teaching (Early childhood) Social values Storytelling United States
A green dinosaur day : a guide for developing thematic units in literature-based instruction, K-6
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Roberts, Patricia

Roberts, Patricia 1936-

Roberts, Patricia L. 1936-

Roberts, Patricia L. (Patricia Lee), 1936-

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A guide for developing interdisciplinary thematic unitsA green dinosaur day : a guide for developing thematic units in literature-based instruction, K-6Raising peaceful children in a violent worldMulticultural friendship stories and activities for children ages 5-14Alphabet books as a key to language patterns : an annotated action bibliographyIntegrating language arts and social studies for kindergarten and primary childrenAlphabet : a handbook of ABC books and book extensions for the elementary classroomTaking humor seriously in children's literature : literature-based mini-units and humorous books for children ages 5-12