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Where are the female heroes?  explore-blog: An...

Where are the female heroes? explore-blog: “ An animated look at what literature’s most famous hero archetypes teach us. ” (Video: Where are the female heroes?  explore-blog: An animated look at what literature’s most famous hero...
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This video reflects upon the need for heros in literature, and themany  different types of heros. The use of video interacts with students on an interesting and creative level.

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5 Reasons Horror in Children’s Literature Is a Good Thing

5 Reasons Horror in Children’s Literature Is a Good Thing | English | Scoop.it
I’m a genre fiction book reviewer, so it’s sometimes my job to read really creepy stuff. I’m also the father of two young girls—six and three—both of whom are undeniably fascinated by spooky things.
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1. In what way can horror in a children's book get children interested?

2. In what way does children's horror succeed in teaching children more about themsleves?

3. Give an example of a life lesson children learn through horror literature?

4.In what way does children's horror books provide an understanding of history and literature?

5. In what way is this form of children's literature "reassuring"?

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