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Celebration of Literature and Response : Children, Books and Teachers in K-8 Classrooms

Celebration of Literature and Response : Children, Books and Teachers in K-8 Classrooms - 00 edition

Celebration of Literature and Response : Children, Books and Teachers in K-8 Classrooms - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780137402915

ISBN10: 0137402910

Celebration of Literature and Response : Children, Books and Teachers in K-8 Classrooms by Marjorie R. Hancock - ISBN 9780137402915
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 2000
International: No
Celebration of Literature and Response : Children, Books and Teachers in K-8 Classrooms by Marjorie R. Hancock - ISBN 9780137402915

ISBN13: 9780137402915

ISBN10: 0137402910

Edition: 00

Other Editions of Celebration of Literature and Response : Children, Books and Teachers in K-8 Classrooms

Summary

This is the only book you need to bring quality literature and response-based activities into your classroom. It includes listings of the newest books for children and links them to reader response across grade levels. The appendix has outstanding links to professional resources, award books, and Internet sites. It is written by a college professor who used to be a classroom teacher and knows what teachers want and need for their classrooms. For those focused on accountability, it is the only text that addresses authentic assessment of response-based learning.

Integrates examples of children's, current teachers', and future teachers' authentic responses to literature. Provides step-by-step procedures for response activities. References current literature and classic examples.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. CELEBRATING LITERATURE, RESPONSE, AND TEACHING.

1. Literature, Teaching, and Reader Response: Blending Books and Readers in the Classroom.
2. Reader Response to Literature: From Rosenblatt's Theory to Classroom Practice.

II. CELEBRATING LITERATURE.

3. The Art of the Picture Book: Blending Illustration and Text.
4. Traditional Tales and Modern Fantasy: The Domain of Imagination.
5. Poetry: The Power and Pleasure of Language.
6. Realistic and Historical Fiction: The Boundary of Reality.
7. Biography and Informational Books: The Realm of Nonfiction.
8. Multicultural Literature: Sharing a Global Perspective.

III. CELEBRATING RESPONSE CONNECTIONS.

9. Talking About Books: From Oral Response to Literature Conversations.
10. Literature Response Journals: Written Reflections During Reading.
11. Literature As A Model For Writing: Apprenticing the Author's Craft.
12. Drama, Art, and Music: Expressive Arts as Response to Literature.
13. Response to Nonfiction: Blending Efferent Reading and Aesthetic Response.

IV. CELEBRATING INTERDISCIPLINARY CONNECTIONS.

14. Literature Clusters and Theme Explorations Through Interdisciplinary Study.

V. CELEBRATING RESPONSE THROUGH ASSESSMENT.

15. Documenting Response to Literature: Authentic Perspectives.

Epilogue: Continuing the Celebration.
Appendix A: Children's Book Awards and Recognition.
Appendix B: Professional Resources.
Appendix C: Children's Literature Internet Sites.

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