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Read Up On It - Tickle Your Funny Bone: A Note to Teachers, Librarians and Parents
 
Descriptive Record for Educational Resource No. 27
Subject:
Language Arts
Topic:
Humour in children; Humour in education; Canadian wit and humour; Children's literature, Canadian
Grade Level:
K-3 | Grades 4-6 | Grades 7, 8 | Secondary I-V (Quebec)
Type of Learning Resource:
Classroom Activities
Description:
Humour has a very important role to play in the classroom. It can heighten students’ enjoyment of learning, making knowledge attainment much easier. Humour can create an open classroom environment, boost morale and creativity, aid in the retention of subject matter and provide students with a means of sharing things that may be troubling them.
Duration:
45 min.
Author of Resource:
Dale Simmons
Language:
English; French
Relation:
Date:
1999--
Curriculum Connections:
All Provinces/Territories: Language Arts: K - Grade 8
Quebec: Language Arts: K - Secondary II