Reading Is Not Spectator Sport

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563081187
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/1/1993
  • Pages: 286
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1 People Who Have Played and Won 1
2 The Teacher as Coach 11
3 Getting the Playing Field Just Right: Creating a Literacy Environment 45
4 Children as Sports Writers: Written Responses to Literature 53
5 Children as Announcers: Using Drama and Storytelling 73
6 Children as Publicists: Using Art and Book Reviews 95
7 Building the Team: Cooperative Learning Activities 109
8 Putting the Game in Context: Reading Across the Curriculum Through Thematic Units 119
9 Working in the Weight Room: Heading for the Reading Centers 129
10 Reviewing the Play-By-Play: Making TV Work for You 139
11 There's More Than One Way to Play the Game 145
12 Promoting the Sport: Events and Programs That Promote Reading 153
13 Administrators as Cheerleaders 165
14 Peanuts, Popcorn, and Other Incentives 173
15 Parents as Talent Scouts: Getting Your Players Ready for the Major Leagues 179
16 The Librarian as the General Manager 195
17 Communities Supporting the Home Team 205
18 A Few Equivalents of the NFL, NBA: National Organizations Supporting and Promoting Reading 211
19 Every Player a Winner 223
Appendix A: Booklists 225
Appendix B: Bound Books 230
Appendix C: Television Resources 233
Bibliography 237
Literature Resources 251
Index 255
About the Author 264
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