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Popularity of the Characters among Children of Younger School Age, Their parents and Grandparents
Vaňková, Adéla ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Havlová, Jana (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with the popularity of characters in children's literature, among three generations - children, their parents and grandparents. The main goal of this diploma thesis is to find out how the popularity of the characters changed in individual generations. The work is divided into three main parts. The theoretical part contains several main units. In the first unit, the author deals with literature as such, its history, division and various literary genres, including different concepts of the character according to several authors, for example Daniela Hodrová, Bohumil Fořt, Chatman or Aristotle. In the second part, he presents the character, his characteristics, history and other types of characters in literature. The work then focuses on children's literature, its development, its history and the popularity of characters according to Jiří Trávníček's research, in which individual generations of readers and the phenomena associated with them are described, which will also be part of this work. Qualitative research is presented in the empirical part of this work. The chosen method is personal interviews with four different families. All respondents are divided according to place of residence, age, gender and education into several categories, which were subsequently compared...
Educational materials for the development of reading in the 1st grade of elementary school
Houzarová, Šárka ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Havlová, Jana (referee)
The Master's thesis deals with mapping and subsequent piloting of selected didactic aids that can be used in the teaching of Czech language and literature at the first stage of primary school. The first part of the thesis defines the concepts of reading, literacy, and readership along with describing the factors that influence these points. It touches on the topic of literacy and reading strategies. Possibilities for developing reading at school are also presented. It further defines didactic aids, shows their classification and specifically introduces nine didactic aids. The aim of the empirical part was to design, implement and reflect (evaluate) three lessons in which didactic aids were used. The implementation took place at the end of the school year 2022/2023 in two classes of the second year of primary school, each with three separate lessons. The lessons focused on the development of reading skills through didactic aids. Various aids (Dixit cards, Story cubes and Create a story cards), teaching methods and organizational forms were used. The lessons were followed by semi-structured interviews with selected pupils and participating teachers, and the observations were reflected upon. The research results show that incorporating didactic aids into Czech language and literature lessons supports...
War communicated to children in kindergarten through a story
Zemková, Barbora ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Simonová, Jaroslava (referee)
Master's thesis titled "The Theme of War Mediated to Children in Kindergarten through Story" addresses the issue of preschool children affected by the war situation in Ukraine. The theoretical part of the thesis is based on insights discussing the inclusion of a child with a different native language in preschool education, on children from Ukraine in Czech kindergartens, and on understanding the relationships between Ukraine and Russia. The final section of the theoretical framework focuses on working with books in kindergarten and processing the theme of war through storytelling in kindergarten. Three main objectives are set for the practical part, corresponding to the primary intention of the thesis, which is to verify how to work with selected children's literature within the inclusion of children from Ukraine affected by the war situation in Ukraine. The individual objectives address perspectives on the theme of war and how to work with it in kindergarten from the viewpoint of 80 preschool teachers and three selected experts. Based on the data obtained from the questionnaire survey and individual in-depth interviews, three lessons focused on introducing the theme of war to children in kindergarten through children's publications were developed. The following titles were used for the...
Developing children's emotional intelligence through a story (from the point of view of parents and teachers)
Bednaříková, Petra ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Komberec, Filip (referee)
This master's thesis titled Developing children's emotional intelligence through a story (from the point of view of parents and teachers). For a proper understanding, in the first two chapters of the theoretical part I summarized where emotions come from, what their function is and characterized the emotional development of the child according to psychologist Marie Vágnerová. In chapter three, I first use relevant literature to present the development of the views on emotional intelligence, compare it to rational intelligence, and then describe its importance for a successful life. The fourth chapter of the theoretical part focuses on the concept of storytelling and its role in the preschool period, especially in the development of emotional skills. I provide reasons why storytelling is an appropriate way to develop emotional intelligence and also include insights into how to work with storytelling in preschool children to effectively develop emotional skills. In the practical part, using a descriptive case study, I examine how this topic is anchored among parents of preschool children and kindergarten teachers and how its knowledge is used in the education of children. Next, I investigate how emotional intelligence is developed in parenting and teaching practice and what function storytelling...
Development of social behavior in preschool children using literary works
Kubátová, Tereza ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Kadrnožková, Monika (referee)
This thesis presents options how to acquaint preschool-aged children with etiquette by the work with a book. The theoretical part of this thesis defines the basic terms which are related to etiquette and are crucial to the topic of thesis. It deals with socialization, social and moral development of preschool-aged children. This part gains an insight into etiquette. It sums up the findings about children's literature and takes a deeper view on stories with educational content. There is also a closer view on information how to work with a book in nursery school by the methods of Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking and Three Phase Model of Learning. There were determined five partial goals in the practical part. First of all it was being found out if and in what way the nursery teachers work with children with a topic of the formal rules of correct or polite behaviour in society. To achieve this goal was made the questionnaire for nursery teachers. On the basis of the outcome of this questionnaire were evaluated five most common difficulties of children's etiquette in the nursery (relationships, observing the rules, table manners, manipulation with things and relationship with authorities). Subsequently there were created educational lessons connected with these five trouble areas, which the...
how to convey the theme of otherness through working with a book in primary education
Kollárová, Barbora ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Komberec, Filip (referee)
1 ABSTRACT The thesis focuses on the mediation of the theme of otherness in literature lessons in primary education. In the theoretical part, the basic concepts and topics related to otherness are described. Moreover, the methods of teaching literary education and the RWCT (Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking) program are presented there, together with the characteristics of literacy development. The first research question was also posed and answered in this section of the thesis. Literary genres and types of otherness were there classified according to the research and content analysis of literature for children and youth. Finally, a list of publications was written along with a description of otherness. From these publications, five titles (Strakáč a Tioni, Kamil neumí létat: pohádka o špačkovi knihomolovi, Kiko a tajemství papírového motýla, Jak voní týden and Pravidla skutečných ninjů) were selected for the preparation of the literary education lessons used in the practical part. In the practical part, the following lessons were prepared, implemented, and evaluated with the aim of familiarizing students with different types of otherness (multicultural and appearance differences, pupils with special educational needs, different family backgrounds and different interests or opinions) and...
Contemporary publishers of books for younger school-aged children from the perspective of pupils: qualitative research
Onderková, Natálie ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Neumann, Lukáš (referee)
This thesis maps the Czech book market from the point of view of the most appreciated Czech publishing houses. Its aim is an overall analysis of Czech publishing houses writing for children and young people, the quality of their production or an assessment of the popularity of literary genres among pupils of younger school age. The focus is mainly on the seventeen most frequently awarded publishing houses in several book competitions over a period of ten years. Both the book contests and the book genres are characterized in more detail in this piece of work. The entire research part of this thesis is based on the literature and detailed research of relevant websites. The practical part of the thesis aims to analyse the reading preferences of second grade students. Specifically, the research focuses on their favourite genre and thematic preferences together with their perception of the production of Czech publishing houses. The research is carried out using the participant observation method and a group interview with the participation of approximately twenty-five pupils of a particular second grade class. The research yielded several most recurrent aspects according to which pupils choose their books. This is, for example, whether animals are featured in the book. Then, it is the size of the font,...
Working with emotions in the development of reading from the point of view of teachers and pupils of the 1st grade
Jirátová, Pavlína ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Ronková, Jolana (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with the mediation of emotional literacy through work with a literary text through the eyes of pupils and teachers of the first grade of primary school. For the purpose of the work, five lessons were created based on the principle of the three-phase E-U-R learning model and focused on working with emotions, which were subsequently implemented and reflected upon. To evaluate the lessons, self-evaluation, and formative evaluation were used, which provided qualitative approaches to feedback from the visiting teacher and the students (both by interview method and content analysis of their products). These were semi-structured group interviews with pupils and individual interviews with the teacher. The lessons were implemented, reflected on, and evaluated at a primary school in the third year of 22 pupils (10 girls, 12 boys) during September/October 2023. Reading lessons oriented towards the development of emotional literacy improved the pupils' ability to express their feelings, influenced their attitudes and thinking, and fostered mutual respect for diversity. These lessons can be a source of inspiration for other educators. KEYWORDS emotions, emotional literacy, emotional intelligence, the 1st grade of elementary school
Development of readership through peer teaching
Reischlová, Anna ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Vallin, Petra (referee)
The thesis deals with the development of reading through peer learning and the search for examples of good practice in the current school environment in the Czech Republic. Formally, the thesis is divided into theoretical and empirical parts. The theoretical part of the thesis is devoted to the development of reading, the characteristics of the RWCT program, CORI and Reciprocal Teaching. It goes on to describe the incorporation of project- based learning and peer learning methods. The research section of the thesis includes a description of a multi-case study that describes good practice in developing literacy through peer-led learning. The research was carried out in three different Prague schools and is based on four visited reading lessons (Seberov Primary School - a whole-school reading event focusing on peer collaboration in home and expert groups, Ly¢ékovo namésti primary school - a reading lesson accompanied by the collaboration of 1st and 3rd grade pupils, Mohylova primary school - a reading lesson led by 3rd grade pupils, and a reading lesson led by 3rd grade pupils. class in Sluni¢éko pod strechou kindergarten and cooperation of 5th and Ist grade in reading the final verbal report) Through observation and interviews with the actors of reading events, conclusions are drawn for their own...
How to implement multicultural education for pupils at primary school through working with text
Macková, Theodora ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Martinovská, Klára (referee)
This thesis focuses on the development of multicultural education in third year primary school students (in Czech education system) through work with literary texts. In terms of its form, it is divided into theoretical and research parts. The theoretical part contains basic information about multiculturalism, interculturalism, prejudices and stereotypes, deals with the concept of multicultural education in curriculum documents and goes into more detail about the development of reading literacy at the first level of primary school. In particular, it focuses on the development of reading skills through RWCT methods and the three-phase E-U-R learning model. The research part of this thesis contains a description of an action research carried out in the third year of primary school with the aim of developing multicultural education in pupils through a literary text. On the basis of observation, an interview with the class teacher and a pretest of pupils' current attitudes towards multicultural society, five reading lessons based on five selected children's books were realised and then reflected upon in order to develop pupils' multicultural education. The results of the action research show that the lessons had an impact on pupils' attitudes towards multicultural society, pupils took a more active...

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