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Language and Literacy: The Poetry Connection

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Language and Literacy: The Poetry Connection

Offers a conceptual framework for building language awareness through the reading of poetry, encouraging children to reflect on language in interesting and powerful ways. Provides an instructional model for constructing literature-based experiences in the classroom.

 

Co-Authoring in the Classroom: Creating an Environment for Effective Collaboration

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Co-Authoring in the Classroom: Creating an Environment for Effective Collaboration

Co-Authoring in the Classroom argues for the inclusion of co-authoring in writing instruction and provides theoretical and research background to support the value of this strategy.

 

Ethics as a Form of Critical and Rhetorical Inquiry in the Writing Classroom

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Ethics as a Form of Critical and Rhetorical Inquiry in the Writing Classroom

What can improve students’ engagement in persuasive writing? A strong ethical dilemma and strategies for developing intelligent responses.

 

"Help! What Is Wrong With These Literature Circles and How Can We Fix Them?"

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

"Help! What Is Wrong With These Literature Circles and How Can We Fix Them?"

The authors of this article offer some suggestions for how to improve literature circle discussions.

 

Beyond Reading and Writing: Inquiry, Curriculum, and Multiple Ways of Knowing

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library

Beyond Reading and Writing: Inquiry, Curriculum, and Multiple Ways of Knowing

The authors offer theory-into-practice techniques, insight into how such a curriculum actually worked on a day-to-day basis, suggestions on how educators can better support and understand their students, and, insights the authors gained by undertaking this inquiry.