Seven Stories For Growth Author:Daniel A Sugarman, Ph. D. ; Rolaine A Hochstein Emotional education for elementary school children has long suffered from a paucity of classroom teaching materials. Here, for the first time, is a book which presents practical suggestions for teaching mental health principles as well as materials to use in the actual teaching of the subject to children. "Seven Stories for Growth" is designed... more » both to supplement the basic text in college courses in mental hygiene or child growth and development, and for the use in the elementary classroom.
The book offers seven appealing stories the teacher can read to children in first to fith grade. Dr. Daniel Sugarman has identified the mental hygiene concept presented in each story--such as accepting feelings or learning to live with change. TO aid the teacher, each story is prefaced by a full discussion of the concept involved, and is followed by questions and projects to be used to stimulate class discussion. Rolaine Hochstein, a professional juvenile author, has written each story to illustrate a particular concept. The stories depict the resolution of conflicts and the management of feelings in an emotionally healthy way--without sugar coating or the intervention of a Fairy Godmother.« less