Summary: In the first edition of this book, Short, Harste, and Burke presented a practical theory of literary instruction based on their work with classroom teachers. Their aim was to show practicing and preservice teachers how to create the best possible literacy-learning environment. In this second edition, they offer more practical ideas and a rich description of how their curriculum moved from writing and reading to include inquiry. Creating Classrooms for Authors and ...show more Inquirers represents their latest thinking, along with lingering questions and new concerns. The first half of the book focuses on the authoring cycle and the ways in which Short, Harste, Burke, and other teacher-researchers have used the cycle as a curricular framework. The authors share their work within the writing curriculum, then move to the reading curriculum, and finally to rethinking curriculum as inquiry. In the second half, they provide detailed descriptions of curricular engagements within this framework. These classroom strategies have already worked for hundreds of teachers, and Short, Harste, and Burke are at their practical best as they share them with you. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: (REV)96
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