The Book Club Connection / Edition 1

The Book Club Connection / Edition 1

by Susan McMahon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807736147

ISBN-13: 9780807736142

Pub. Date: 04/01/1997

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807736142
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Series:
Language and Literacy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1The Book Club Program: Theoretical and Research Foundations3
2Classrooms as Communities: Features of Community Share26
3Reading in the Book Club Program47
4When Readers Write: The Book Club Writing Component69
5Book Clubs: Contexts for Students to Lead Their Own Discussions89
Commentary: Learning to Be Literate: Reconciling Convention and Invention107
6Talk About Text Among Special Education Students119
Commentary138
7Exploring the Use of Book Club with Second-Language Learners in Mainstream Classrooms141
Commentary159
8The Cross-Aged Literacy Program: Preparing Struggling Adolescents for Book Club Discussions162
Commentary182
9Assessment Research in the Book Club Program184
Commentary205
10Students Speak: Book Club from Our Perspective208
Commentary222
11Reflective Teaching for Continuing Development of Book Club227
Commentary248
12Book Club Through a Fishbowl: Extensions to Early Elementary Classrooms250
Commentary264
13They Can Do It Too!: Book Club with First and Second Graders267
Commentary284
14Book Club: The Content-Area Connection286
Commentary299
15A Portfolio Approach to Book Club Assessment: Navigating Instruction and Monitoring Student Growth301
Commentary320
References323
About the Authors341
Index345

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