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Children's Books: Nursery Rhymes, Poetry, and Folklore and Folktales

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Transcript of Children's Books: Nursery Rhymes, Poetry, and Folklore and Folktales

About Rhymes
LIS 13
reported by:
Crescent Jayne D. De Guzman
Jan. 13, 2014
Mother Goose or Nursery Rhymes
Who was Mother Goose? Where did she live?
-A nursery rhyme is a short rhyming story, often set to music and usually designed for young children, such as those in a nursery. - wiseGEEK.com
-Based on research rhymes refer to real people and interesting fact. -from the studies of John Bellendenker (1834), and Katherine Elwes Thomas (1930).
Values of
Mother Goose Rhymes
Activities for children:
is an artistic expression of thought and emotion in rhythmical language.
It has musical and rhythmic qualities,
It appeals to the imagination,
The emotional content of poetry,
Varied subjects.
Children's Books
Types of
Mother Goose or Nursery Rhymes
Folklore and Folktales

Qualities of Mother Goose Rhymes:
It enjoys children...
it serve as an introduction to real poetry
Qualities of Poetry:
types of form according to form:
Classification of Poetry:
Factors that influence appreciation of poetry:
She is a myth
In 1697, Charles Perrault published "Comtes de Ma mere l 'Oye" or "Tales of My Mother Goose"
In 1765, John Newberry published "Mother Goose Melody" or "Sonnets for the Cradle".
In 1842, James Orchard Halliwell published Nursery Rhymes of England.
In 1897, Andrew Lang published "Nursery Rhymes" containing over 300 rhymes and additional Halliwell rhymes.
In 1952,Iona and Peter Opie's latest and most complete of rhymes entitled "Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes"

Popular books for children:
Musical quality
Story interest
Variety of subject
Animals, Alphabets, Dialogue, Counting rhymes, Games, People, Time verses, Riddles, Tongue twisters, Weather, Accumulative stories, Singing rhymes
They are good for ear-training and for their pleasure and amusement
Children's Poetry
Narrative poems
Ballads - are intended to be sung
Epics - deal with deeds & heroic adventures
Metrical romances - lengthy; deal with love & brave deeds of a hero
Narrative poems
Lyric Poems
Lyric poems
songs - poems that can be sung
pastoral poems - about shepherds and rural scenes
Sonnets - poems of 14 lines; has a definite rhyming pattern
Elegy - meditative poem; expresses grief
Ode - expresses exalted feelings, a praise for someone or something
read aloud
memorize favorite lines or stanzas
set up scrap books
participate in contest
join poetry reading clubs
it enriches there experiences.
develop literary appreciation.
develops the imagination.
enlarges the vocabulary
Suggestions in Teaching Poetry Appreciation:
Do not assign a poem for home preparation;
Do not belabor the pupils with the study of facts;
Read the poem first;
Anticipate difficulties with some words;
make it natural in reading poetry to children;
You can either sit or stand while reading a poem;
Do not force children to memorize poems;
allow them the time to react to poetry.
Steps in Teaching a Poem:
Mastery of the subject matter.
Preparation of the lesson plan.
Preparation of devices.
Presenting devices
vocabulary development
First reading
Intellectual discussion
Secondary reading by the teacher
Aesthetic discussion
Culminating activities
Folklore and Folktales
a science that embraces observances and customs,notions, beliefs, traditions, superstitions, and prejudices of the common people.
Kinds of folklore:
-Traditional literature in narrative form
-Traditional customs
-Superstitions and Beliefs
-Folk speech
Importance of folklore:
-Important in explaining social history of mankind.
-helpful in the related studies.
-it helps in the understanding races and on the development of religion, beliefs, and ceremonies.

Origin of Folktales:

from India in the "Sacred Books of Buddhism"
It arose independently among people.
a story or legend that is passed down orally from one generation to generation to the next and becomes part of a community's tradtion
History of Folktales:
In 1697,

England translated in 1719,
In 1812-1815
Types of Folktales:

Repetitional tale
Talking Beast stories
Humorous stories
Epic and Hero Tales
Fairy Tales (old)
Religious tales
Romance tales
Realistic stories
Uses of Folktales:
for entertainment
for illustration
for dramatization
for puppets
for storytelling
Parayno, S. M. (1997). Children's literature. Quezon City: Katha Publ.
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