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Digital Readers: The Next Chapter in E-Book Reading and Response

Grades   2 – 5  |  Professional Library

Digital Readers: The Next Chapter in E-Book Reading and Response

This article discusses the use of digital e-book readers in the classroom.

 

Walk with Light: Guiding Students through the Conventions of Literary Analysis

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Walk with Light: Guiding Students through the Conventions of Literary Analysis

Burdan shares some common misconceptions surrounding literary analysis and describes activities that help students understand “the play of language.”

 

Reciprocal Teaching at Work: Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension (2nd Edition)

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

Reciprocal Teaching at Work: Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension (2nd Edition)

With many practical lessons, this book shows how to use reciprocal teaching in a variety of classroom settings to enhance students' reading comprehension.

 

"It's Not All Black and White": Postmodern Picture Books and New Literacies

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

"It's Not All Black and White": Postmodern Picture Books and New Literacies

The author of this article demonstrates how postmodern picture books can help readers of various ages, particularly secondary students, use and develop new literacies.

 

Bringing Word Study to Intermediate Classrooms

Grades   3 – 8  |  Professional Library

Bringing Word Study to Intermediate Classrooms

Students can become excited about language and how it works through short, integrated word study units.