Notebook Connections

Strategies for the Reader's Notebook

"The question I grappled with was how to move students from "couch-potato" readers who can answer basic questions with one word–-to readers who think while reading–-to readers who think beyond their reading."
–Aimee Buckner

In Notebook Know-How, Aimee Buckner demonstrated the power of notebooks to spark and capture students' ideas in the writing workshop. In Notebook Connections, she turns her focus to the reading workshop, showing how to transform those "couch-potato" readers into deep thinkers.

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"The question I grappled with was how to move students from "couch-potato" readers who can answer basic questions with one word–-to readers who think while reading–-to readers who think beyond their reading."
–Aimee Buckner

In Notebook Know-How, Aimee Buckner demonstrated the power of notebooks to spark and capture students' ideas in the writing workshop. In Notebook Connections, she turns her focus to the reading workshop, showing how to transform those...read more

About the Author(s)

Aimee Buckner has been in education for more than twenty years. She thrives on the idea that teaching is about helping students develop intellectually, physically, and emotionally. The writer's notebook helps her carve out a place in the curriculum to allow students to truly be themselves and find their own voice.

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: Reading, Writing, and Harvesting Hope
Chapter 2: Invitations: Getting to Know Students as Readers
Chapter 3: From Comprehension Strategies to Notebooks
Chapter 4: Reading Like a Writer
Chapter 5: Beneath the Story: Discovering Hidden Layers
Chapter 6: Assessment: A Tool for Teaching in the Now
Appendix
References

Product Details

Grade Range: 3-8
Media: 160 pp/paper
Year: 2008
Item No: 0782Item No: 0877Item No: B782
ISBN: 978-157110-782-4ISBN: 978-157110-877-7ISBN: 978-15711B-782-4

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