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Living the hero's quest [electronic resource] : character building through action research / by Mary Humphrey ; foreword by T.A. Barron.

By: Humphrey, Mary.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xx, 119 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781429476010 (electronic bk.); 142947601X (electronic bk.); 1281110752; 9781281110756.Subject(s): Moral education -- United States | Action research in education -- United States | EDUCATION -- Aims & Objectives | P�adagogische Handlung | Sittliche Erziehung | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Living the hero's quest.DDC classification: 370.11/4 Other classification: 5,3 | DP 6002 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Presenting hero tales to your class-- Planning the fairy-tale unit -- Preparing to teach the fairy-tale unit -- The lessons -- The tales -- Why action research?
Summary: The author has developed a manual for the easy implementation of the character education program she created. As an added bonus, the book includes an explanation of the action research completed with the original implementation of this program. The manual includes the necessary lesson plans, eight original hero tales, annotated bibliographies of other applicable tales, assessment pieces, reproducible forms and instructions for implementing the program and the action research piece. It also includes a sampling of the results of her research to date, original student reflections, texts of interviews, and analysis. A foreword by well-known young adult fantasy author T. A. Barron, author of the popular "Merlin" series, is featured.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-116) and index.

Presenting hero tales to your class-- Planning the fairy-tale unit -- Preparing to teach the fairy-tale unit -- The lessons -- The tales -- Why action research?

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The author has developed a manual for the easy implementation of the character education program she created. As an added bonus, the book includes an explanation of the action research completed with the original implementation of this program. The manual includes the necessary lesson plans, eight original hero tales, annotated bibliographies of other applicable tales, assessment pieces, reproducible forms and instructions for implementing the program and the action research piece. It also includes a sampling of the results of her research to date, original student reflections, texts of interviews, and analysis. A foreword by well-known young adult fantasy author T. A. Barron, author of the popular "Merlin" series, is featured.

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