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Literary Discussion in the Elementary School
by Joy F. Moss
|Grades||2 – 6|
This book offers a rich resource for preservice and practicing teachers who want to build, extend, or enliven a program in which students explore the expanding world of children's literature.
Moss, Joy. 2002. Literary Discussion in the Elementary School. Urbana, IL: NCTE.
Grades K – 7 | Calendar Activity |  January 31
Students read and discuss an award-winning book before writing their own story that demonstrates compassion.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 2
Students "step into the shoes" of their favorite author by reading several of their books, conducting research, and preparing displays and presentations for the class.