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Many reading programs today overlook an essential component of literacy instruction—helping children develop an enduring love of reading. This authoritative and accessible guide provides a wealth of ideas for incorporating high-quality children's books of all kinds into K–6 classrooms. Numerous practical strategies are presented for engaging students with picturebooks, fiction, nonfiction, and nontraditional texts. Lively descriptions of recommended books and activities are interspersed with invaluable tips for fitting authentic reading experiences into the busy school day. Every chapter concludes with reflection questions and suggestions for further reading. The volume also features reproducible worksheets and forms.
|Publisher:||Guilford Publications, Inc.|
|Series:||Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
|Age Range:||5 - 11 Years|
About the Author
Diane M. Barone, EdD, is Foundation Professor of Literacy at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her research focuses predominantly on young children’s literacy development and instruction in high-poverty schools. The author of numerous articles and books, Dr. Barone is a recipient of the Albert J. Kingston Award from the National Reading Conference, for distinguished service to the organization, and the John Chorlton Manning Public School Service Award from the International Reading Association. She works daily in public schools to enhance student learning in literacy and has mentored teachers seeking National Board Certification. Dr. Barone has served as Editor of Reading Research Quarterly and as a board member of the International Reading Association and the National Reading Conference.
Table of Contents
1. Engaging Teachers and Their Use of Children's Literature
2. Reading Aloud, Independent Reading, and Response in the Classroom
3. Exploring Narrative Genres
4. Exploring Nonfiction/Informational Genres
5. Exploring Qualities of Text
6. Exploring Qualities of Visual Representation
7. Children's Views of Children's Literature
8. Learning about Illustrators and Small Text Sets
9. Learning about Authors and More Extensive Text Sets
K–6 classroom teachers, literacy coaches, and staff developers; teacher educators. May serve as a text in advanced undergraduate- or graduate-level courses such as Teaching Children's Literature.