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Resolution on Promoting Media Literacy

Grades   3 – 12  |  Professional Library

Resolution on Promoting Media Literacy

This resolution discusses that understanding the new media and using them constructively and creatively actually requires developing a new form of literacy and new critical abilities "in reading, listening, viewing, and thinking."

 

Guided Comprehension in Grades 3-8

Grades   3 – 8  |  Professional Library

Guided Comprehension in Grades 3-8

This book has everything you need to use the Guided Comprehension Model effectively with students in in upper elementary and middle school.

 

Developing Critical Awareness at the Middle Level: Using Texts as Tools for Critique and Pleasure

Grades   6 – 8  |  Professional Library

Developing Critical Awareness at the Middle Level: Using Texts as Tools for Critique and Pleasure

This unique instructional approach enables students to read literature they enjoy while developing critical consciousness and addressing issues of social justice.

 

Research Matters: What Kinds of Classroom Discussion Promote Reading Comprehension?

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Research Matters: What Kinds of Classroom Discussion Promote Reading Comprehension?

“Research Matters” provides teachers with review and application of research that illuminates the daily concerns and activities of English language arts teachers and classrooms.

 

e-Reading and e-Responding: New Tools for the Next Generation of Readers

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

e-Reading and e-Responding: New Tools for the Next Generation of Readers

Contemporary transformations in digital technologies have prompted a reassessment of what literacy means and what is determined a “text.” Traditionally, text has been perceived as written messages and symbols in the forms of books, magazines, and newspapers. Today, text is recognized as much more than written words or images.