ESL Standards for Pre-K-12 Students. Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc., 1997. Standards and goals are illustrated by vignettes for all grade levels.
Fourth Generation CMT Objectives
. New Haven Public Schools Reading Department. Draft 1/14/05. The objectives are accompanied by a few examples of the type of stems created to measure each content standard.
Why Johnny can't tell right from wrong.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. An important book that alarms about the moral upbringing of youngsters.
Kilpatrick, William, Wolfe, Gregory and Wolfe, Suzanne M.
Books That Build Character: A Guide to Teaching Your Child Moral Values Through Stories.
New York: Touchstone, 1994. An excellent resource of character-building books of many genres classified by three levels: younger, middle, and older readers.
How to Help Our Children Develop Good Judgement, Integrity, and Other Essential Virtues.
New York: Touchstone, 2004. Another solid book by Thomas Lickona on children's ethical and moral education.
Educating for Character: How Our Schools Can Teach Respect and Responsibility.
Bantam, 1991. Practical guide of classroom strategies for teaching respect and responsibility.
On My Own: Helping Kids Help Themselves
. Barron's, 1989. How kids can learn to behave responsibly at home and out with their friends.
Shulman, Michael and Mekler, Eva.
Bringing Up a Moral Child: Teaching Your Child to Be Kind, Just, and Responsible.
Doubleday, 1985. This book offers more than just theory: through a problem-solving approach it provides practical tips for dealing with real-life situations involving children at various age levels.