A Celebration Of Literature And Response: Children, Books, And Teachers In K-8 Classrooms

Paperback | August 31, 2007

byMarjorie R. Hancock

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This engaging book applies reader response theory to children's literature methods to help new and experienced teachers best involve kindergarteners through eighth graders in literature and literacy.  Authentic student responses open chapters, book clusters and the accompanying CD database of children's literature provide guidance for involving students with literature, and Literature Resources on the Web guide users to lesson plans, standards, author interviews, projects, and other Internet resources to enrich teaching. For teachers of Children's Literature.

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This engaging book applies reader response theory to children's literature methods to help new and experienced teachers best involve kindergarteners through eighth graders in literature and literacy.  Authentic student responses open chapters, book clusters and the accompanying CD database of children's literature provide guidance f...

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This engaging book applies reader response theory to children's literature methods to help new and experienced teachers best involve kindergarteners through eighth graders in literature and literacy. Authentic student responses open chapters, book clusters and the accompanying CD database of children's literature provide guidance for i...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9.2 × 7.2 × 1.1 inPublished:August 31, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0136133940

ISBN - 13:9780136133940

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1        Reader Response to Literature: From Rosenblatt's theory to Classroom Practice

Chapter 2        Literature, Teaching, and Reader Response: Blending Books and Readers in the Classroom

Chapter 3        The Art of the Picture Book: Blending Illustration and Text

Chapter 4        Traditional Tales and Modern Fantasy: The Domain of Imagination

Chapter 5        Poetry: The Power and Pleasure of Language

Chapter 6        Realistic and Historical Fiction: The Boundary of Reality

Chapter 7        Biography and Informational Books: The Realm of Nonfiction

Chapter 8        Multicultural and International Literature: Appreciating Cultural and Global Diversity

Chapter 9        Talking About Books: From Oral Response to Literature Conversations

Chapter 10      Literature Response Journals: Written Reflections During Reading

Chapter 11      Literature as a Model for Writing: Apprenticing the Author's Craft

Chapter 12      Drama, Art, and Music: Expressive Arts as Response

Chapter 13      Response to Nonfiction: Blending Efferent and Aesthetic Response

Chapter 14      Interdisciplinary and Intertextual Connections: Response Through Literature Clusters, Theme Explorations, and Twin Texts/Technology

Chapter 15      Documenting Response to Literature: Authentic Perspectives