Question: How is literature in British elementary schools responded to?
Answer: “In British elementary schools, reading literature is often presented as undemanding or relaxing rather than as an activity that may offer an opportunity for active teaching and learning.” R Poole. 1987. P. 226.
Comment: Is the attitude much different in American elementary schools where children’s literature is viewed as an opportunity for enjoyment and fun? RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” JD Marshall and RK Durst. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1988), 213-227.