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Accent on Meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Accent on Meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry

Accent on meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry offers practical ways of teaching students about the close connections between the meaning, rhythm, and meter in poetry.

 

The (Un)Making of a Reader

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

The (Un)Making of a Reader

Through looking critically at the underpinnings of "story mapping, a teacher uncovers a contradiction between the author's definition of reading as a constructive process and the reductionist nature of story mapping, which she shows inhibits students' potential to explore a diverse range of personal responses by promoting comprehension over response, uniformity over diversity, and control over freedom.

 

Strategic Writing: The Writing Process and Beyond in the Secondary English Classroom

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Strategic Writing: The Writing Process and Beyond in the Secondary English Classroom

Dean introduces postprocess theory to high school English teachers in a practical, classroom-based way.

 

Building a Foundation for Preschool Literacy: Effective Instruction for Children's Reading and Writing Development (Second Edition)

Grade   K  |  Professional Library

Building a Foundation for Preschool Literacy: Effective Instruction for Children's Reading and Writing Development (Second Edition)

This book focuses on best practices for providing preschoolers with early literacy instruction.

 

Reading in the Dark: Using Film as a Tool in the English Classroom

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Reading in the Dark: Using Film as a Tool in the English Classroom

In this practical guide, John Golden makes direct links between film and literary study by addressing reading strategies (e.g., predicting, responding, questioning) and key aspects of textual analysis.