A Celebration of Literature and Response

A Celebration of Literature and Response : Children, Books, and Teachers in K-8 Classrooms

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This engaging text applies reader response theory to children's literature methods to help new and experienced teachers best involve kindergarteners through eighth graders in literature and literacy. Authentic student responses open chapters, book clusters and the accompanying CD database of children's literature provide guidance for involving students with literature, and Literature Resources on the Web guide users to lesson plans, standards, author interviews, projects, and other Internet resources to enrich teaching.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 839.14g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0136133940
  • 9780136133940
  • 2,052,757

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Reader Response to Literature: From Rosenblatt's theory to Classroom Practice Chapter 2 Literature, Teaching, and Reader Response: Blending Books and Readers in the Classroom Chapter 3 The Art of the Picture Book: Blending Illustration and Text Chapter 4 Traditional Tales and Modern Fantasy: The Domain of Imagination Chapter 5 Poetry: The Power and Pleasure of Language Chapter 6 Realistic and Historical Fiction: The Boundary of Reality Chapter 7 Biography and Informational Books: The Realm of Nonfiction Chapter 8 Multicultural and International Literature: Appreciating Cultural and Global Diversity Chapter 9 Talking About Books: From Oral Response to Literature Conversations Chapter 10 Literature Response Journals: Written Reflections During Reading Chapter 11 Literature as a Model for Writing: Apprenticing the Author's Craft Chapter 12 Drama, Art, and Music: Expressive Arts as Response Chapter 13 Response to Nonfiction: Blending Efferent and Aesthetic Response Chapter 14 Interdisciplinary and Intertextual Connections: Response Through Literature Clusters, Theme Explorations, and Twin Texts/Technology Chapter 15 Documenting Response to Literature: Authentic Perspectivesshow more

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