My Friend Leslie: The Story of a Handicapped Child

My Friend Leslie: The Story of a Handicapped Child
1. Begin your review of each book by briefly introducing the exceptionality/mental illness in a couple of sentences (at least one source should be referenced using APA referencing style. 2. Continue by introducing
the characters and providing a short summary of the plot of each book. What is the main issue that is presented in the story? 3. Critically review the book. In your review consider the following aspects: a. The audience that each book is geared to (e.g., grade/age level) b. The scope, style of writing, point of view that is taken in the books c. The illustrations (if any) and appropriateness of the art to the text. d. personal opinions about the books and their usefulness for instilling an understanding/empathy for individual differences. What impact did the books have on you? What impact do you think it might have on your students? How did the authors present the exceptionality and was it effectively presented? e. Particular strengths and weakness of the books f. Judgement of literary quality of the books 4. In a final paragraph sum up the review and discuss how you might incorporate the book into your teaching.

 

 

 

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