Talking, Writing, and Thinking About Books

101 ready-to-use classroom activities that build reading comprehension

Talking, Writing, and Thinking About Books shows teachers how to engage students in reading, responding to what they read, and improving reading comprehension. It features 101 ready-to-copy, single-page activities that involve students in all aspects of the reading process. The activities encompass the complete range of the language arts; students use writing, talk, drama, visual arts and other media to express their thoughts and ideas. The full array of text components—character, setting, plot, personal response, language, and words—are also covered.

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Talking, Writing, and Thinking About Books shows teachers how to engage students in reading, responding to what they read, and improving reading comprehension. It features 101 ready-to-copy, single-page activities that involve students in all aspects of the reading process. The activities encompass the complete range of the language arts; students use writing, talk, drama, visual arts and other media to express their thoughts and ideas. The full array of text components—character, se...read more

About the Author(s)

A native of Sheffield, England, Jo received her education at Goldsmith College, University of London, McMaster University, and the University of Toronto's Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. She has twenty five years of experience teaching all grade levels both in England and in Canada.

Table of Contents

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Contents
Introduction
1. Talking and Reading Aloud
2. Drama
3. Visual Arts
4. Writing
5. Research
Appendix
Index of Activities

Product Details

Grade Range: K-8
Media: 128 pp/paper
Item No: 8183
ISBN: 978-155138-183-1

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