Children's literature in the reading program : engaging young readers in the 21st century / Deborah A. Wooten & Bernice E. Cullinan, editors
- Machine generated contents note: pt. I Exploring Genres and Subgenres -- ch. 1 Poetry, the Write Thing to Do / David L. Harrison -- Read Deeply, Think Deeply, Write Deeply -- Useful Strategies -- Reading to Write -- The Reading of Poetry -- Poetry---Just Because It's Fun -- The Matter of Rhyme -- Poetry, the Write Thing to Do -- About The Author -- ch. 2 Teaching Nonfiction With Confidence: Learning to Love Inquiry / Myra Zarnowski -- What Is the Literature of Inquiry? -- Introducing the Literature of Inquiry in the Classroom -- How to Shop in the Nonfiction Aisle: Keys to Picking and Sharing Great Books -- Becoming a Confident Reader of Nonfiction: Selecting Nonfiction for Your Classroom -- Respect for the Reader: Myra's Sibert Secret -- Final Thoughts -- About The AuthorS -- ch. 3 What Do Biographies Tell Us? A Journey Into Books and Lives That Shape the Present / Kimberly F. McCuiston -- Benefits of Using Biographical Picture Books -- Inferring Themes in a Legacy's Life With Fifty Cents and a Dream -- Engaging in Close Reading With Monsieur Marceau -- Exploring Biographical Text Structures Through A Splash of Red -- Composing a Poem About Teddy Roosevelt's Life -- Understanding Question---Answer Relationships With Hoop Genius -- Conclusion -- About The AuthorS -- Reproducible: Inferring a Legacy's Theme(s) -- ch. 4 Series Books: For Seeking Reading Pleasure and Developing Reading Competence / Natalia Ward -- A Brief History of Series Books -- Developing Fluency and Automatic Word Recognition From Language Redundancy -- Experiencing Complex Language and Challenging Vocabulary in Context -- Noticing the Conventions of Reading for Understanding and Interpretation -- Providing Opportunities to Develop Inferences at a Deeper Level -- Building and Affirming Identity: Embracing Diversity -- Reading a Lot Makes People Smarter -- Including Book Series Discussions in Professional Learning Communities -- About The Authors -- pt. II Investigating Texts and Images -- ch. 5 Illustrations in Picture Books: The Art of Reading Images / Cyndi Giorgis -- Elements of Picture Book Design -- Examining the Art Elements in Books by Laura Vaccaro Seeger -- The Art of Reading Images -- About The Author -- ch. 6 Reading Text and Image: Building Skills for Deep Understanding / Lee Galda -- Teaching Picturebook Format -- Conclusion -- About The AuthorS -- ch. 7 Graphic Novels in Education: Comics, Comprehension, and the Content Areas / Stergios Botzakis -- Why Should You Use Graphic Novels in the Classroom? -- Poseidon: Earth Shaker -- Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean -- Understanding Photosynthesis With Max Axiom, Super Scientist -- The Secret Ghost: A Mystery With Distance and Measurement -- Concluding Thoughts and Further Resources -- About The Author -- pt. III Motivating All Students -- ch. 8 Reading Multiculturally, Globally, Critically: Incorporating Literature of Diversity in Literacy Education / Barbara A. Lehman -- Multicultural and Global Children's Literature -- Reading Multicultural and Global Literature -- Paired Books: A Strategy for Reading Multiculturally, Globally, Critically -- Reading the (Real) World: Literacy Learning and Action for Social Justice -- Conclusion -- About The Author -- ch. 9 "That Isn't Fair!"/"iNo Es Justo!" Process Drama for Children: Learning to Think Critically About Picture Books in English and Spanish / Deborah A. Wooten -- Choosing Drama for the Reading Curriculum -- Setting Drama Within Two-Way Dual-Language Education -- Making Meanings Through Drama -- Thinking Critically Through Process Drama -- Speaking Back to Injustice Through Drama -- Reasoning, Justifying, Arguing From Evidence Through Drama -- Changing Perspectives Through Drama -- Drawing on Personal Experiences, Cultural Knowledge, and Language Resources for Making Meaning -- Inviting Children to Drama: Teachers' Roles -- Conclusion -- About The AuthorS -- Reproducible: Guidelines for Selecting Books That Children Can Step Into -- ch. 10 Selecting Engaging Texts for Upper Elementary Students Who Avoid Reading or Find Reading Difficult / Elizabeth A. Swaggerty -- Know Your Students -- Consider Students' Preferences -- Consider Students' Reading Abilities -- Know Your Texts -- More Classroom Strategies to Set Students Up for Success -- Final Thoughts -- About The Author -- APPENDIX -- pt. IV Visiting a Rich Reading and Writing Classroom -- ch. 11 Creating Classroom Libraries for Grades K--5 / Jonda C. McNair -- First Steps to Creating a First-Rate Classroom Library -- A Few Ways Books From the Classroom Library Can Work Together -- Conclusion -- About The Author -- ch. 12 Young Readers Study Writers / Jane Hansen -- Writers Start With Content Assignments and Enrich Them With What They Admire in the Works of Their Mentor Authors -- A Writer Starts With a Tepid Draft and Sparks It With a Mentor Author's Craft -- Writers Start With Open Minds and Notice Mentor Authors' Unexpected Approaches -- Young Writers Study Writers -- About The Author -- ch. 13 Primary Students Writing and Reading Informational Text / Maggie Lingle Lohr -- Literacy Engagements Throughout the Day -- Informational Text Focus Units -- Independent Writing of Informational Texts During Writers' Workshop -- Final Thoughts on the Centrality of Writing in the Primary Literacy Classroom -- About The AuthorS -- pt. V Engaging With Resources in the Field -- ch. 14 Where Do We Go From Here? Resources to Connect, Engage, and Inspire / James W. Stiles -- Professional Organizations: An Invaluable Network -- Awards and Booklists: Connecting to the Best of the Best -- Literature in Action: Lesson Plans, Ideas, and Resources -- Grants and Scholarships: Funding to Support Your Journey -- About The Author.
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- Includes index.
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