Monday, October 15, 2018

Children's Stories


Children’s stories have always been special and the source of stimulation of the imagination. They generate creativity and unique storytelling. Stories allow children a connection to people and the world. Reading allows children a safe place to learn and be entertained. Stories provide an avenue to explore new ideas, morals and promote intellectual development.


Thinking about children's stories and why we use them in school, answer the following questions.


It is wise to teach young children morals because _________________________.

Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because ___________________.

The benefits of reading to children include ____________________.

My favorite book to read as a child was _____________________because _____________________.


Post your response in the comments by 11:59 pm Friday, October 19th.

32 comments:

  1. destiny storms
    It is wise to teach young children morals because later in their life these will affect the type of person they become and how the engage within our society.

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because if children are not given consistent directives they will become confused and not benefit from being taught those morals.

    The benefits of reading to children include them becoming more empathetic, their reading and concentration levels becoming better and it can aid their ability to problem solve.

    My favorite book to read as a child was the velveteen rabbit because my first ballet instructor gave it to me, which looking back was a super weird book to gift a child or anyone to be honest.

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  2. It is wise to teach young children morals because it will make a difference in their lives as they get older.
    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classroom because It will help students make a responsible choice in life.
    The benefits of reading to children include them to get better at understanding something and to increase their ability on understanding on the subject.
    My favorite book to read as a child was If you gave a mouse a cookie because I liked the reasons of giving a mouse a cookie and the outcome of the mouse and the cookie.

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  3. It is wise to teach young children morals because they can use it later in life and will make them good people.
    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in classrooms because they're around them all the time and shape who they grow into.
    The benefits of reading to young children include them becoming mature and intelligent.
    My favorite book to read as a kid was all the Junie B Jones books because me and my older sister shared them and they were really funny and easy.

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  4. Tori Azuara
    It is wise to teach young children morals because they need that foundation of morals at a young age.
    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in classrooms because they are a key aspect in the shaping of a child.
    The benefits of reading to young children include a development of vocabulary.
    My favorite book as a kid was The Very Hungry Caterpillar because i liked seeing all the food and the caterpillar made me laugh.

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  5. Andrea A

    It is important to teach young children morals because they're at a point in life where they are like a sponge that absorbs everything, and these morals influence the type of person they become as they grow older and integrate into our society.
    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classroom because some children may not be exposed to these morals at home. Furthermore,the enforcement of these will contribute to a classroom full of harmony and positive relations between the student and the teacher (and among the students as well).
    My favorite book to read as a child was Clifford because at the time I had a Labrador and I thought that my dog would become like Clifford and we'd have adventures together.

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  6. Natalie Neidig

    It is wise to teach young children morals because it starts to create the person they're going to be.
    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because they are able to set a positive example to the child.
    The benefits of reading to children include a way that they can improve their vocabulary and imagination.
    My favorite book to read as a child was Dork Diaries because I always thought the main character of the book was so entertaining and loved her lifestyle.

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  7. It is wise to teach young children morals because it will affect how a person will be when they get older. Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because if kids learn at a young age to do the right thing, then it will stick with them their whole life. The benefits of reading to children include: they can use their imagination and become more creative and develop a good vocabulary. My favorite book to read as a child was the Junie B. Jones books because they were all fun to read and made me laugh.

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  8. Baylee,
    Its is wise to teach young children morals because as they get older they will have more experience in subjects and can use these in the future. Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because it will help children in the future and help then when they get jobs and a career. The benefits of reading to children including a better wide spread vocabulary as they grow up and will help them learn to communicate better, My favorite book to read as a child was Chrysanthemum because she was getting bullied because of her name and the teacher stood up to them and was being nice to her and named her baby after her to show that her name is an awesome name.

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  9. Teresa Avogaro
    It is wise to teach young kids morals, because as kids grow up, they need to be able to develop their own opinion on social issues in their lives and the world and differ between what is right and what is wrong. Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classroom, because it will teach kids to be aware and cautious of things you should/shouldn't do/say and that could help them in relationships with friends and family and their career paths. The benefits of reading include expanding young children's vocabulary and teaching them valuable lessons. My favorite book to read as a child was The Lorax, because it was all about caring for things enough to do something about it and I loved to help others, and it had a funny looking character.

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  10. Allison Garcia
    It is wise to teach young kids morals because these will affect the type of person they become.

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classroom because they show the kids right from wrong. So in the future, it will encourage them to make the right decision.

    The benefits of reading to children include a way to improve their vocabulary.

    My favorite book to read as a child was How The Grinch Stole Christmas because it taught me a life lesson.

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  11. Maddison Labrie

    It is wise to teach young kids morals because the children will bring it with them wherever and whenever they go.

    Educators have the responsibilities to enforce morals in their classroom because the educators will show the children the wrong and the right. Which will help them grow and develop to what the educator has in the class.

    The benefits among reading to children Include enhancing vocabulary and the learning of words.

    My favorite book to read as a child was If You Give a Mouse a Cookie because it shows you the possibilities of children’s actions.

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  12. It is wise to teach young children morals because it shapes them into more considerate people. Teaching young children morals allows them to learn these morals and integrate them into their everyday life for their whole lives.

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because it makes the classroom a better place. If morals are enforced the students are likely kinder and it makes all students feel safe and comfortable in the class and lets them be able to learn.

    The benefits of reading to children include it inspires them to love reading, to love learning, and it teaches them life lessons and how to do certain things.

    My favorite book to read as a child was Skippyjon Jones because it was quirky and fun.

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  13. It is wise to teach young children morals because it allows them to understand not only the difference between right and wrong, but also why that should matter to them. Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because they are trusted with people's children, and should teach them not only school subjects like math and science, but also enforce good behavior and things like character and respect. The benefits of reading to children include helping create that good habit in their lives of reading, teaching them lessons through literature, and causing them to have an appreciation for reading. One of my favorite books as a child was "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" because it was written in second person which made it interesting, had fun illustrations, and also had a unique story line that keeps little kids intrigued.

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  14. It is wise to teach young children morals because they will grow up and follow what they learn and go off of that. they pick up things easy and thats how they will act in the world

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because they are responsible for the kids at school and it shows how they act at school when they go home

    The benefits of reading to children include they learn new words and learn how to talk or pronounce words

    My favorite book to read as a child was _my little red cow boy boots because it made me fall in love with fashion and dressing cute even though I dress like a 12 year old boy. I wanted a pair of little red boots so so bad and I begged my mom forever.

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  15. Madison Meyer
    It is wise to teach young children morals because they need to have a base to grow up with and be good people in the long run.

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because they spend most of their time with the students and they should take pride in making them better people in the future and as students now.

    The benefits of reading to students include that they learn words from a younger age and expand their minds further.

    My favorite book to read as a child was Biscuit the dog books because I love dogs and I though he was so cute and he taught me a lot because I liked dogs so much.

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  16. It is wise to teach young children morals because they can lean them in the right direction for life since they can absorb more information at a young age.

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classroom because students spend a lot of time at school during their day, and they are already in an environment where they are prone to learning anyway.

    The benefits of reading to students include having many examples of different morals, and they think more about the story and remember how it went--including the moral of the story.

    My favorite book as a child was actually any of the Captain Underpants books, mostly because my siblings read them and I wanted to be like them--they had good morals!! :)

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  17. It is wise to teach young children morals because it can help them when they are older.

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because it is their job to help the students become the best them they could be.

    The benefits of reading to children include expanding their vocabulary and using their imagination.

    My favorite book to read as a child was Guess How Much I Love You because me and my mom or grandma would always read it together.

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  18. It is wise to teach young children morals because it helps develop early life lessons that can carry throughout their life.

    Educators has the responsibility to enforce morals because good morals will make good people.

    Benefits to reading to children are expanding their vocabulary developing a good base for learning their language

    My favorite book as a child was "Good Night Moon" because my mom often read it to me in a soothing comforting book and when I began reading for the first time, it was one of the first books I read.

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  19. Kallie Lopez
    It is wise to teach kids morals because they will use those while making decisions big or small and they can take those significant life lessons throughout their life.

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in classrooms because they are seen are role models and leaders so kids will look up to them and listen to what they have to say about rights and wrong so they need to be teaching them those things.

    The benefits of reading to children include helping to expand their vocabulary and sense of thinking as they read each page with you and predict what will happen next.

    My favorite book as a child was “No David” because my mom would always use voices to narrate the story and along the way it showed me a lot of the right things to do but also it made me laugh a lot.

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  20. It is wise to teach young children morals because kids need to know the difference between right and wrong at an early age so they can be good people and make good decisions when they grow older.

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because children spend a lot of time with their teachers so the teachers need to set good examples to them to understand the impact of good morals.

    The benefits of reading to children include increasing their vocabulary and allow them to develop a deeper sense of imagination and just increase their intellectual development as a whole.

    My favorite book to read as a child was "Skippy John Jones" , because I could always imagine all of the animals actually moving and not just seeing pictures on a page. The books kept me entertained for a long time and I loved hearing the sound of my mom reading them to me.

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  21. its wise to teach children morals because the they can carry those with them when they get older and if its instilled in them at a young age then it will stick with them.

    Educators have the responsibility of enforcing morals in their classroom because that's where children spend most of their time during the day.

    The benefit of reading to children are expanding their imagination, vocab, teaching them about the world and other cultures and it just good for their knowledge as a whole.

    My favorite book was a book my grandmother made for me and my sisters , about animals in a zoo that had our names. I really liked it because it had our names and my mom would always make the story come to life.

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  22. It's wise to teach children morals because teach children how to make beneficial choices.

    Educators have the responsibility of enforcing morals in their classroom because children spend a majority of their time in classrooms.

    The benefits of reading to children include expanding their vocabulary, increasing creativity, and helping them think and process various stories.

    My favorite book to read as a child was "The Paper Bag Princess" because it showed that girls could do anything, including outsmarting a dragon, without any help. It was also that my dad used to read to me at night.

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  23. It is wise to teach children morals because it benefits the children in the future. They will learn whats right from wrong which can help them when they are adults and to teach other children such as their children.

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because children spend a lot of time in their classroom and it will set an example for kids. Teachers can help them understand good morals for the future.

    The benefits of reading to children include increasing their ability to read and understand, their vocabulary,help them with intellectual development. It will also help with their creativity, because the varieties of stories will help the increase of creativity.

    My favorite book to read as a child was ¨The Giving Tree¨because it taught how giving is important In the story the tree kept giving until it was a little stub.

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  24. Savannah Wilder
    It is wise to teach young children morals because when they are young they soak things up like a sponge. They are also able to have more practice where eventually it will just become and everyday thing they think about.

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because we may be the only people who are doing so. Some children's only source of teaching in any form is at school. So the educators have that responsibility to teach them about all things.

    The benefits of reading to children include them being able to see and hear a word that you say. If they listen as well as see the words it will help them to be able to read it themselves when they come across the same words.
    My favorite book to read as a child was green eggs and ham because my sister and I used to take turns reading the different pages and we would do it almost every day.

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  25. Katelyn Adams
    i think its smart to teach young children morals because it will help them have an idea of right from wrong and it forms them to be decent human beings in the future. also its easier to teach kids these things at a young age so its habit.
    educators have the responsibility to enforce morals because kids spend a lottt of their time at school so they need to be around good influences and also their parents may not teach them those important life morals.
    the benefits of reading to children are it increases their knowledge and expands imagination, also their vocabulary will increase.also helps them learn how to read their selves.
    my favorite book as a child was one fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish or basically every dr.suess book. i memorized like most of them and my mom would read them with me every night.

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  26. Alyssa Klassen

    It is wise to teach young children morals because they need to know certain things for when there older and more grown. Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in the classrooms because there with children for a majority of the students life and are able to teach them how to be a human. The benefits of reading to children include opening up there mindset on things and imagination. My favorite book to read as a child was cat in the hat because I loved all the pictures

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  27. Alyssa Klassen

    It is wise to teach young children morals because they need to know certain things for when there older and more grown. Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in the classrooms because there with children for a majority of the students life and are able to teach them how to be a human. The benefits of reading to children include opening up there mindset on things and imagination. My favorite book to read as a child was cat in the hat because I loved all the pictures

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  28. Children’s stories have always been special and the source of stimulation of the imagination. They generate creativity and unique storytelling. Stories allow children a connection to people and the world. Reading allows children a safe place to learn and be entertained. Stories provide an avenue to explore new ideas, morals and promote intellectual development.


    Thinking about children's stories and why we use them in school, answer the following questions.


    It is wise to teach young children morals because they need to know these types of things so when their older they already know.

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because their able to teach them things that maybe they haven't learned yet or wont learn at all. SO that i why were able to teach these kids.

    The benefits of reading to children include the imagination you give to them based on the tone you read to them.

    My favorite book to read as a child was Ten Apples Ten on Ten because I loved how many apples they could put on their head.

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  29. Celicia Creswell

    Thinking about children's stories and why we use them in school, answer the following questions.


    It is wise to teach young children morals because they need to know these types of things so when their older they already know.

    Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because their able to teach them things that maybe they haven't learned yet or wont learn at all. SO that i why were able to teach these kids.

    The benefits of reading to children include the imagination you give to them based on the tone you read to them.

    My favorite book to read as a child was Ten Apples Ten on Ten because I loved how many apples they could put on their head.

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  30. It is wise to teach young children morals because it allows them to know what it's like to be a good person/samaritan. Educators have the responsibility to enforce morals in their classrooms because they might not have them enforced at home and also it show that they should bring those morals outside the home as well.

    The benefits of reading to children include ____________________.

    My favorite book to read as a child was _____________________because _____________________.

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