Thematic Inquiry through Fiction and Non-Fiction - PreK to Grade 6

Thematic Inquiry through Fiction and Non-Fiction - PreK to Grade 6

by Colleen MacDonell

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Thematic Inquiry through Fiction and Non-Fiction - PreK to Grade 6 by Colleen MacDonell

Everything you need to teach sound library lessons is right in this book!

• Includes both fiction and non-fiction books for grades PreK- 5

• Employs the productive and sound inquiry method for elementary students

• Attracts the interest of students and fires their intellectual curiosity while teaching to the standards

Explore how outstanding fiction and nonfiction titles can be integrated into thematic inquiry in preschool and elementary classrooms. Each thematic inquiry unit has four sections: Read it! describes a sample dialogic reading of one of the fiction or nonfiction books; Integrate it! gives concrete examples of how specialized subjects and technology can be integrated with the fiction or nonfiction selections; Do it! describes hands-on activities that are integral to the use of fiction and nonfiction for inquiry; and Assess it! enumerates across-the-curriculum standards met in the thematic inquiry. Targeted to teachers, librarians, and literacy coaches who work with preschool and elementary students, this is also a powerful and practical resource for administrators, parents, consultants, and professors interested in employing inquiry-based learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781586833503
Publisher: Linworth Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/28/2009
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Colleen MacDonell is the learning resources coordinator for a pre-K to grade 12 international school.

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