Nonfiction author studies in the elementary classroom / edited by Carol Brennan Jenkins and Deborah J.D. White
- Nonfiction author studies in the elementary classroom / Carol Brennan Jenkins -- Three popular perspectives on nonfiction author studies -- Nonfiction author study as biographical response -- Nonfiction author study as text analysis -- Nonfiction author study as personal response -- Nonfiction author study as multiple response : guiding principles -- Readers respond in multiple ways to an author's works -- Personal response to nonfiction should precede other types of response -- Nonfiction text analysis deepens and extends literacy and literary development -- Biographical response heightens the literary experience -- Designing a nonfiction author study -- Choosing a nonfiction author -- Recording multiple responses to the author's nonfiction literature -- Researching biographical links -- Nonfiction author studies in action -- Growing with Gail Gibbons- grade 1 / Peter Niemi and Rosalie Luddy-Lewis -- Our classroom -- Why Gail Gibbons? -- The Gibbons author study in action -- Toward an active process of comprehension -- Text analysis of The pumpkin book and descriptive writing -- Gail Gibbons teaches the text structure of sequence -- Gail Gibbons as person and writer -- Report writing/Power Point project and presentation -- Our class play -- Concluding comments -- On the go with Ann Morris- grade 2 / Julie Coppola and Joanne George -- Teaching English language learners -- Our classroom -- Ann Morris author study in action -- Taking notes On the go -- Text analysis of Teamwork and Play : how Ann Morris organizes her books -- From notes to sentences and paragraphs -- What was it like, Grandma? : opportunities for multiple response -- Who is Ann Morris? : biographical response -- Text analysis : comparing and contrasting Ann Morris' series books -- Writing a country book, Ann Morris style -- Concluding comments -- All about Arnosky- grade 3 / Patricia Harris -- My classroom -- Arnosky author study in action -- Browsing Arnosky's books -- Identifying text features in nonfiction literature -- Analyzing text features in Arnosky's books -- All about frogs : personal response and prior knowledge -- Generating headings for All about frogs -- "Five frog facts" pamphlet : learning to paraphrase -- I have a hunch about Arnosky! -- Creating an animal ark : Arnosky mentors our report writing -- All about Arnosky : team biographies -- Concluding comments -- Fritzing through history : Jean Fritz- grade 3 / Maryanne Lally and Carol Brennan Jenkins -- My classroom -- Jean Fritz author study in action -- Personal responses to Can't you make them behave, King George? -- What makes a good biography? : text analysis of Can't you make them behave, King George? -- What are personal traits? : text analysis of George Washington's mother -- Chronology : the text structure that typifies biography -- Elements of a chronology : Paul Revere and hula hoops -- Biographical insights about Jean Fritz -- Language play in Fritz' s biographies -- Would you care for one lump or two? : colonial tea party -- Concluding thoughts -- Spiders and snakes and sharks, oh yeah! : outside and inside Sandra Markle- special education, grades 4 and 5 / Karen Centofanti and Carol Brennan Jenkins -- My classroom -- Implementing the Sandra Markle author study -- Snake memories : personal response to Outside and inside snakes -- Personal responses and prior knowledge -- Students construct their own anticipation guides -- How does Markle organize her information? : analyzing text structures -- Book talks : sustaining interest in Sandra Markle -- A visit with "Sandra Markle" : biographical response -- Concluding comments -- References -- Appendix A: Curriculum maps -- Appendix B: Selected curriculum standards -- Appendix C: Tips for navigating the Internet.
- 9780325008554 (alk. paper)
0325008558 (alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-131).
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