ERIC Number: ED395265
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
25 Terrific Literature Activities: Motivating Projects and Strategies for Readers of All Learning Styles. Grades 4-8.
The strategies in this book, geared for students from grades 4-8, are designed to bring literature to life for students, and to encourage students to become lifelong readers. The first section of the book presents four "'Into' Activities" that are designed to get students excited and curious about what they are about to read and to build students' background information. The second section of the book presents 19 "'Through' Activities" that are used to promote comprehension and to develop critical thinking and an appreciation of language. The third section of the book presents seven "'Beyond' Activities" that are used to celebrate and evaluate a piece of literature. (RS)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cognitive Style, Critical Reading, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Middle Schools, Prior Learning, Reader Response, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, Thinking Skills
Scholastic Inc., 2931 East McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A