Item description for Responding to Literature Grades 3-6: Activities That Build Confident Readers and Writers by June Hetzel & Creative Teaching Press...
Overview This book presents a collection of classroom-tested teaching strategies and student activities to promote reading and generate literature responses in numerous formats. This resource provides the strategies and activities students need to increase their fluency while they become confident readers who enjoy reading. Includes dozens of activities that help students strengthen comprehension by focusing on key elements such as accessing prior knowledge, categorization, characterization, identifying the main character, prediction, retelling, and sequencing. All activities are easily adaptable to any literature selection. 64 pages.
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Studio: Creative Teaching Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.02" Width: 8.5" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2002
Publisher Creative Teaching Press
ISBN 157471810X ISBN13 9781574718102
Availability 0 units.
More About June Hetzel & Creative Teaching Press
June Hetzel, professor and dean of the School of Education at Biola University, grew up in the culturally and linguistically rich basin of the San Francisco Bay Area in the Franklin McKinley School District in south San Jose. Her childhood background shaped her passion for access for all learners. Her teaching experiences in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, Africa, and Thailand have provided her withinsight into working with elementary andsecondary studentsand adults in multilingual, multicultural settings. Additionally, she has enjoyed travel throughout Europe and on a trip to Oxford University, presented The Three Literacy Gaps and Title III of NCLB, co-authored with Ivannia Soto-Hinman, at the Oxford Round Table at Harris Manchester College, Oxford University, upon which the book The Literacy Gapsis based. In partnership with Ivannia Soto-Hinman, the model has been refined for ELLs and SELs, developing into its current form. With 30 years in education, Hetzel remains passionate about literacy. She facilitates local volunteer tutoring partnerships and she and her husband, Geoff, enjoy leading teams of literacy teachers overseas to work with English language learners. A long-time member of the International Reading Association and the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Hetzel has authored many literacy resource books and currently freelances for Purposeful Design Publications, serving as a content editor for two textbook series, including the English as a Foreign Language series. She earned her MS in reading education from Cal State Fullerton and her PhD from Claremont Graduate University.
Reviews - What do customers think about Responding to Literature Grades 3-6: Activities That Build Confident Readers and Writers?
Fabulous Organizers! Sep 18, 2005
All of the reproducible organizers can be utilized to help students focus on different aspects of literature. They're ones that I haven't seen in other places, with great suggestions for ways to use each one in several different ways.