Talk about Books

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591580232
Format: PDF
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This new guide provides everything you need to run a dynamic, no-fuss book discussion group with elementary and middle school students.

Literature Circles

Author: Harvey Daniels
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571103333
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A guide to launching and managing literature circles offers strategies, tools, structures, and stories and includes new models and procedures for primary, middle, and high school grades.

Character Builders

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591583707
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Recommends six hundred books that encourage character traits such as responsibility, perseverance, and cooperation, and contains categorized entries that give a synopsis of each book.

Supporting Reading in Grades 6 12 A Guide

Author: Sybil M. Farwell
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598848046
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book presents a curricular framework for students grades 6–12 that school librarians and teachers can use collaboratively to enhance reading skill development, promote literature appreciation, and motivate young people to incorporate reading into their lives, beyond the required schoolwork. • More than 100 lessons and activities from the Web as well as print sources correlated to the components of the curriculum • An annual calendar of READS activities for secondary schools • A bibliography including dozens of resources for student use and on professional topics • A glossary of key terms used in libraries and classrooms • A useful index offering access to instructional concepts, strategies, programs, and resources • A READS curriculum chart for grades 6 through 12

Maniac Magee

Author: Perdita Finn
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439163620
Format: PDF, ePub
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A guide to facilitating the discussion of the novel by Jerry Spinelli by students in grades four through eight offers suggestions for identifying themes, analyzing vocabulary, and responding to the text.

Literature Circle Guide Bud Not Buddy

Author: Kathy Pounds
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439355346
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Suggested activities to be used in the classroom to accompany the reading of Bud, not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis.

Number the Stars

Author: Tara McCarthy
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439271707
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A guide to facilitating the discussion of the novel by Lois Lowry by students in grades four through eight offers suggestions for identifying themes, analyzing vocabulary, and responding to the text.

Language Arts

Author: Mildred R. Donoghue
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412940494
Format: PDF, ePub
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Language Arts: Integrating Skills for Classroom Teaching provides a clear and succinct introduction to teaching the language arts to elementary students, focusing on integrating the six language arts with other subject areas. This practical, hands-on text adroitly incorporates the IRA/NCTE Standards and provides guidance on differentiating instruction to bring out the best in the rapidly growing numbers of students with special needs English Language Learners in the regular classroom.