Boys And Literacy: Practical Strategies For Librarians, Teachers, And Parents by Elizabeth KnowlesBoys And Literacy: Practical Strategies For Librarians, Teachers, And Parents by Elizabeth Knowles

Boys And Literacy: Practical Strategies For Librarians, Teachers, And Parents

byElizabeth Knowles

Paperback | April 30, 2005

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Literacy and boys is currently a hot issue in education and the media. This new book by award winning authors Knowles and Smith explores the facts and research on the topic and furnishes annotations of current, relevant journal and magazine articles. It gives strategies for making changes in the classroom and the home to help improve the literacy of boys and includes suggestions based on current brain research. Chapters focusing on genres of particular interest to boys (horror, adventure, science fiction, war, fantasy, mysteries, etc.) include information, annotated journal articles, general discussion questions, at least ten book annotations, and a list of additional titles for each genre. All titles also include a reading level and one chapter features graphic novels. Helpful appendices furnish information about magazines and authors of particular interest to boys. Grades 4-8.
Title:Boys And Literacy: Practical Strategies For Librarians, Teachers, And ParentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 11.12 × 8.3 × 0.5 inPublished:April 30, 2005Publisher:Libraries UnlimitedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1591582121

ISBN - 13:9781591582120

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?All children need good literacy skills, but helping boys to become enthusiastic readers requires a specialized approach. Educators Elizabeth Knowles and Martha Smith explore the facts and research on this topic in Boys and Literacy: Practical Strategies for Librarians, Teachers, and Parents. They address classroom changes and focus on genres of particular interest to boys--humor, adventure, fantasy/science fiction, horror/mystery, war, and graphic novels--and also include annotations and reading levels for the recommended titles.?-Reference & Research Book News