ERIC Number: ED435856
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Sep
What Jamie Saw. Trade Book Teaching Ideas from the OLRC Reading Group. Teacher to Teacher Series.
Padak, Nancy; Carolyn Coman
Intended for teachers of adult literacy, these teaching ideas for the book, "What Jamie Saw," begin with a summary and introductory notes for this book on abuse and its effects on children. Teaching ideas include such suggestions as asking students to write down powerful sentences, to jot notes in their journals about specified units, and to place a sticky note on pages where they find something interesting and every chapter or two doing a Think-Pair-Share. A few chapter-specific suggestions are made for chapters 1, 5 (a sketch to stretch activity), 7 (an Agree? Disagree? Why? activity), and a culminating activity. The next section discusses the field testing of these teaching ideas in two widely diverse learning situations--an urban family literacy program and a tutoring program in a corrections facility--in which both teachers reported enthusiastic student response despite initial resistance. Teacher changes are then described. The final section presents some readers' responses. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Kent State Univ., OH. Ohio Literacy Resource Center.