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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Children's Literature in the Classroom: Engaging Lifelong Readers (Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy)

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Synopsis:

Many reading programs today overlook an essential component of literacy instruction—helping children develop an enduring love of reading. This authoritative and accessible guide provides a wealth of ideas for incorporating high-quality children's books of all kinds into K-6 classrooms. Numerous practical strategies are presented for engaging students with picturebooks, fiction, nonfiction, and nontraditional texts. Lively descriptions of recommended books and activities are interspersed with invaluable tips for fitting authentic reading experiences into the busy school day. Every chapter concludes with reflection questions and suggestions for further reading. The volume also features reproducible worksheets and forms.

 

About the Author

 
Diane M. Barone, EdD, is Foundation Professor of Literacy at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her research focuses predominantly on young childrens literacy development and instruction in high-poverty schools. The author of numerous articles and books, Dr. Barone is a recipient of the Albert J. Kingston Award from the National Reading Conference, for distinguished service to the organization, and the John Chorlton Manning Public School Service Award from the International Reading Association. She works daily in public schools to enhance student learning in literacy and has mentored teachers seeking National Board Certification. Dr. Barone has served as Editor of Reading Research Quarterly and as a board member of the International Reading Association and the National Reading Conference.

 

Table of Contents

1. Engaging Teachers and Their Use of Children's Literature
2. Reading Aloud, Independent Reading, and Response in the Classroom
3. Exploring Narrative Genres
4. Exploring Nonfiction/Informational Genres
5. Exploring Qualities of Text
6. Exploring Qualities of Visual Representation
7. Children's Views of Children's Literature
8. Learning about Illustrators and Small Text Sets
9. Learning about Authors and More Extensive Text Sets
Epilogue

Product Details

ISBN:
9781606239391
Author:
Barone, Diane M.
Publisher:
Guilford Publications
Subject:
Literacy
Subject:
Education-Teaching Reading and Writing
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 6
Language:
English
Pages:
242
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in
Age Level:
from 5 to 11

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Education » General
Education » Teaching » Reading
Education » Teaching » Reading and Writing

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Many reading programs today overlook an essential component of literacy instruction—helping children develop an enduring love of reading. This authoritative and accessible guide provides a wealth of ideas for incorporating high-quality children's books of all kinds into K-6 classrooms. Numerous practical strategies are presented for engaging students with picturebooks, fiction, nonfiction, and nontraditional texts. Lively descriptions of recommended books and activities are interspersed with invaluable tips for fitting authentic reading experiences into the busy school day. Every chapter concludes with reflection questions and suggestions for further reading. The volume also features reproducible worksheets and forms.

 

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