ERIC Number: ED447470
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Developing Reading-Writing Connections: Strategies from "The Reading Teacher."
Rasinski, Timothy V., Ed.; Padak, Nancy D., Ed.; Church, Brenda Weible, Ed.; Fawcett, Gay, Ed.; Hendershot, Judith, Ed.; Henry, Justina M., Ed.; Moss, Barbara G., Ed.; Peck, Jacqueline K., Ed.; Pryor, Elizabeth, Ed.; Roskos, Kathleen A., Ed.
Using literature in the classroom yields rewards. Literature for children is being recognized as increasingly important in children's literacy development. The ideas, resources, and activities offered in this collection of 43 articles published in "The Reading Teacher" from 1993 to 1999 provide strategies that are engaging and effective for all students in developing the reading-writing connection. Articles included in the collection are: "A Checklist for Choosing Nonfiction Trade Books" (Peg Sudol and Caryn M. King); "Creating and Using a Database of Children's Literature" (Alice P. Wakefield); "On Time and Poetry" (Joanne Durham); "Text Sets: One Way To Flex Your Grouping--In First Grade, Too!" (Michael F. Opitz); "Come Alive Stories" (Elizabeth J. Dewey); "Authors Are a Big Deal" (Ally McArdle and Mary Buchholz); "Author Birthday Celebration: (Lauren J. Behar); "More Predictable Books: Gateways To a Lifetime of Reading" (Marianne C. Saccardi); "Cultural Diversity + Supportive Text = Perfect Books for Beginning Readers" (Michael F. Opitz); "Exploring Bias Using Multicultural Literature for Children" (Jim Barta and Martha Crouthers Grindler); "'Monstruos,''Pesadillas,' and Other Frights: A Thematic Unit" (Carol Evans); "Defining the 'Multi' in 'Multicultural' through Children's Literature" (Lara L. Hillard); "Internationalism in Danish Children's Literature" (Mary E. Blake and W. Gale Breedlove); "Introducing Art History through Children's Literature" (Rita Greco); "Activities from a Tall Tales Unit" (Jaynie Nesmith); "Promoting World Peace and Understanding: The Batchelder Award-Winning Books" (Rosie Webb Joels and Jackie K. Barnette); "Choosing Picture Books about Ecology" (Audrey Rule and Joan Atkinson); "Using Children's Books as an Intervention for Attention-Deficit Disorder" (Beth Fouse and Jane Ann Morrison); "Readers' Workshop in a Kindergarten Classroom" (John W. Bryan); "Caldecott Medal Books and Readability Levels: Not Just 'Picture' Books" (Julia Cham
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Language Arts, Learning Strategies, Literacy, Preschool Education, Reading Instruction, Reading Writing Relationship, Writing Instruction
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 ($19.95). Web site: http://www.reading.org.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.