Glencoe Literature: Reading with Purpose, Course Three, New York Student Edition / Edition 1

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Glencoe Literature: Reading with Purpose is the first research-based middle school language arts program that effectively combines strong skill development and incredible reading. Scaffolding and spiraling of skills builds a strong, necessary language arts foundation. Your students will be motivated, not frustrated by high–interest, leveled selections that engage and appeal to this tough audience. An inquiry-based “Big Question” approach within a unique “Workshop” lesson format gives students a purpose and meaningful context for their reading. You can differentiate, remediate, and accelerate with one book that will bring all of your students into the community of learners!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078757440
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 6/2/2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Age range: 3 months
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.90 (d)

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Table of Contents

Glencoe Literature: Reading with Purpose, Course Three

Unit One: The Big Question: Reading: What's In It For You? Genre Focus: Autobiography and BiographyWarm-Up: Genre Focusfrom I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou, AutobiographyReading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: ConnectingIce - Graham Salisbury, Memoir
On Top of the World - Martha Pickerell, TIME Magazine ArticleWriting Workshop Part 1: Autobiographical SketchReading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Setting a Purpose for ReadingThe Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe, Short Story from The Book of Rock Stars - Kathleen Krull, BiographyReading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Activating Prior KnowledgeThe March of the Mill Children - Judith Pinkerton Josephson, Biography
Filling Out the Application - Cindy Pervola and Debby Hobgood, Informational Text: Handbook
Exploring Careers - Uncredited, Informational Text: HandbookWriting Workshop Part 2: Autobiographical SketchReading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Identifying Author's Purposefrom Akiko in the Forbidden Foothills of Gozmaturk - Mark Crilley, Graphic Story
Being Japanese American - Yoshiko Uchida, AutobiographyComparing Literature Workshop: Tonefrom A Gift of Laughter - Allan Sherman, Autobiography
A Family Thing - Jerry Spinelli, Autobiography
Knoxville, Tennessee - Nikki Giovanni, PoemWrap-Up: Your Turn: Read and Apply Skillsfrom Dear Exile - Kate Montgomery and Hilary Liftin, LettersReading on Your OwnSkills and Strategies Assessment

Unit Two: The Big Question: Which is More Important, the Journey or the Destination? Genre Focus: FolktalesWarm-Up: Genre FocusRacing the Great Bear - Joseph Bruchac, MythReading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: AnalyzingThe People Could Fly - Virginia Hamilton, Myth/Legend
A Father’s Daring Trek - Julie K.L. Dam, TIME Magazine ArticleWriting Workhop Part 1: FolktaleReading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Making InferencesPaul Revere’s Ride - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Poem
The Oxcart - Eric Kimmel, Myth/LegendReading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: PredictingThe Snake Chief - Retold by Kathleen Arnott, Myth/Legend from Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad - Ann Petry, BiographyWriting Workship Part 2: FolktaleReading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Comparing and ContrastingIcarus and Daedalus - Josephine Preston Peabody, Myth
A Dose of Medicine - Charlotte Foltz Jones, Informational Text: Science TextComparing Literature Workshop: ThemeKamau’s Finish - Muthomi Muchemi, Short Story
The Bunion Derby - Leone Castell Anderson, Informational Text: Magazine ArticleWrap Up: Your Turn: Read and Apply SkillsTravel - Edna St. Vincent Millay, PoemReading on Your OwnSkills and Strategies Assessment

Unit Three: The Big Question: When Is the Price Too High? Genre Focus: Informational ArticlesWarm-Up: Genre FocusA Tremendous Trade - Jeremy Caplan, TIME Magazine ArticleReading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: PreviewingGymnasts in Pain - Scott M. Reid, Informational Text: Newspaper Article
In Response to Executive Order 9066 - Dwight Okita, PoemWriting Workshop Part 1: Research ReportReading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Skimming and ScanningThe Games Kids Play - Uncredited, Informational Text: Newspaper Article
Cruise Control - Kevin O’ Leary, TIME Magazine ArticleReading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Understanding Text StructuresFlowers for Algernon Part 1 - Daniel Keyes, Short Story
Flowers for Algernon Part 2 - Daniel Keyes, Short StoryWriting Workshop Part 2: Research ReportReading Workshop 4: Determining Main Idea and Supporting DetailsTattoos: Fad, Fashion, or Folly - Linda Bickerstaff, Informational Text: Magazine Article
We Real Cool - Gwendolyn Brooks, Poem
The Market Economy - Marge Piercy, PoemReading Across Texts Workshop: Qualifications, Sources, and BiasWearing Hijab: Veil of Valor - Emilia Asarki, Informational Text: Web Article from Zoya’s Story - Zoya with John Folla and Rita Cristofari, BiographyWrap-Up: Your Turn: Read and Apply SkillsThe Ransom of Red Chief - O. Henry, adapted by Tom Pomplun, Graphic StoryReading on Your OwnSkills and Strategies Assessment

Unit Four: The Big Question: What Do You Do When You Don't Know What to Do? Genre Focus: PoetryWarm-Up: Genre FocusThe Road Not Taken - Robert Frost, PoemReading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: ConnectingWishing Well - Kate Schmitt, Poem
Signed, Sealed, Undelivered - Katherine Weber, TIME Magazine ArticleWriting Workshop Part 1: PoemReading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: EvaluatingMother to Son - Langston Hughes, Poem
Harlem - Langston Hughes, Poem
Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay - Steve Cropper and Otis Redding, SongReading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Interpretingfrom To the Democratic National Convention - Jesse Jackson, Speech
Fable for When There’s No Way Out - May Swenson, PoemWriting Workshop Part 2: PoemReading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Monitoring ComprehensionO Captain! My Captain! - Walt Whitman, Poem
Scorched! How to Handle Different Types of Burns - Stephen Fraser, Informational Text: Magazine ArticleReading Across Texts Workshop: Conflictfrom Thura’s Diary - Thura Al-Windawi, Diary
Escaping - Zdenko Slobodnik, EssayWrap-Up: Your Turn: Read and Apply Skillsfrom Reading at Night - David Ignatow, PoemReading on Your OwnSkills and Strategies Assessment

Unit Five: The Big Question: How Do You Stay True to Yourself? Genre Focus: Short StoriesWarm-Up: Genre FocusBorn Worker - Gary Soto, Short StoryReading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: AnalyzingCream Puff - Linnea Due, Short Story
The Question of Popularity - Tamara Eberlien, TIME Magazine ArticleWriting Workshop Part 1: Short StoryReading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Questioningan african american - Meri Nana-Ama Danquah, Poem
One Throw - W.C. Heinz, Short StoryReading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: PredictingThe Medicine Bag - Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, Short Story
A Year of Living Bravely - Emily Costello, Informational Text: Magazine ArticleWriting Workshop Part 2: Short StoryReading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: InferringThe Fire Pond - Michael J. Rosen, Short Story from Savion!: My Life in Tap - Savion Glover and Bruce Weber, AutobiographyComparing Literature Workshop: CharacterizationA Retrieved Reformation - O. Henry, Short Story
A Retrieved Reformation - O. Henry, adapted by Gary Gianni, Graphic StoryWrap Up: Your Turn: Read and Apply SkillsThank You in Arabic - Naomi Shihab Nye, MemoirReading on Your OwnSkills and Strategies Assessment

Unit Six: The Big Question: How Do You Keep from Giving Up When Bad Things Happen? Genre Focus: DramaWarm-Up: Genre FocusThe Diary of Anne Frank, Act 1, Scenes 1-2 - Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, DramaReading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Drawing ConclusionsThe Diary of Anne Frank, Act 1, Scene 3 - Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, Drama
The Diary of Anne Frank, Act 1 Scenes 4-5 - Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, DramaWriting Workshop Part 1: Dramatic SceneReading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: InterpretingThe Diary of Anne Frank, Act 2, Scenes 1-2 - Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, Drama
The Diary of Anne Frank, Act 2, Scenes 3-5 - Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, DramaReading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Paraphrasing and SummarizingBouncing Back - Jan Farrington, Informational Text: Magazine Article
Another Mountain - Abiodun Oyewole, Poem
Standing Tall - Michael Dolan, TIME Magazine ArticleWriting Workshop Part 2: Dramatic SceneReading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Visualizingand sometimes I hear this song in my head - Harriet Jacobs, Poem from Sky - Hanneke Ippisch, MemoirComparing Literature Workshop: Figurative LanguageWelcome - Ouida Sebestyen, Short Story
Alone - Maya Angelou, PoemWrap-Up: Your Turn: Read and Apply SkillsFlinn, on the Bus - Naomi Shihab Nye, PoemReading on Your OwnSkills and Strategies Assessment

Unit Seven: The Big Question: What's Worth Fighting For? What's Not? Genre Focus: Persuasive WritingWarm-Up: Genre FocusLetter to Senator Edwards - Uncredited, LetterReading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Distinguishing Fact from OpinionSaving Water: Why Save Something that Covers Two-thirds of the Earth? - Marjorie Lamb, Informational Text: Problem and Solution from The Measure of Our Success - Marian Wright Edelman, SpeechWriting Workshop Part 1: Persuasive EssayReading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: QuestioningAll Together Now - Barbara Jordan, Informational Text: Magazine Article from Through My Eyes - Ruby Bridges, MemoirReading Workshop Part 3: Skill Lesson: ReviewingThe Trouble with Television - Robert MacNeil, Essay
Teen Curfews - Todd J. Foster, TIME Magazine ArticleWriting Workshop Part 2: Persuasive EssayReading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: ClarifyingRally for Better Food - Uncredited, Functional Document: Flyer and Poster
Stop the Sun - Gary Paulsen, Short StoryReading Across Texts Workshop: Reading for Persuasive AppealsTeens Tackle Pollution in their Communities - Sara Steindorf, Informational Text: Magazine Article
A Change in Climate - Emily Sohn, Informational Text: Web ArticleWrap-Up: Your Turn: Read and Apply StrategiesThe Treasure of Lemon Brown - Walter Dean Myers, Short StoryReading on Your OwnSkills and Strategies Assessment

Unit Eight: The Big Question: What Is the American Dream? Genre Focus: Historical TextWarm-Up: Genre FocusI Have a Dream - Martin Luther King Jr., SpeechReading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: AnalyzingVolar - Judith Ortiz Cofer, Vignette from The Century for Young People - Alfred Levitt, Oral HistoryWriting Workshop Part 1: LetterReading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Understanding Cause and EffectLottery Winners Who Lost Their Millions - Ellen Goodstein, Informational Text: Web Article
The Gettysburg Address - Abraham Lincoln, SpeechReading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Identifying Main Idea and Supporting DetailsI Chose Schooling - Jacquline Nwaiu, Essay
Electric Summer - Richard Peck, Short StoryWriting Workshop Part 2: LetterReading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Identifying Author's PurposeI, Too - Langston Hughes, Poem from Dandelion Wine - Ray Bradbury, Novel ExcerptReading Across Texts Workshop: Reading for Evidence, Point of View, Author's CredibilityComing to America - Joe McGowan, TIME Magazine Article
Coming to America - Marianne Szegedy-Maszak, Informational Text: Magazine ArticleWrap-Up: Your Turn: Read and Apply SkillsBusiness at Eleven - Toshio Mori, Poem

Reading on Your OwnSkills and Strategies AssessmentAppendices

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