The Essential Kate DiCamillo Collection

Author: Kate DiCamillo

Publisher: Candlewick Press

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Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 1120

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For both Kate DiCamillo’s staunchest fans and those just discovering this beloved author, here are five of her award-winning classics in one handsome set. Create an instant Kate DiCamillo collection with five of her New York Times best-selling novels — among them a Newbery Honor Book, a National Book Award Finalist, a Newbery Medal Winner, a Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Winner, and an American Library Association Notable Children’s Book. Included in this set are editions of: Because of Winn-Dixie The Tiger Rising The Tale of Despereaux The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane The Magician’s Elephant

Teaching Literacy in Third Grade

Author: Janice F. Almasi

Publisher: Guilford Publications

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

View: 581

The third-grade classroom is a beehive of activity, in which young readers transition between emergent and more advanced levels of literacy. This expertly written guide brings to life the rewards and challenges of teaching third graders and helps teachers differentiate instruction for diverse learners. Vividly portraying a week in a highly motivating classroom, the authors present easy-to-use ideas and activities for building fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, and more. Illustrations, reproducibles, grade-specific resources, and planning tips will make this handy book a boon to third-grade teachers every day of the year.

Literature and the Child

Author: Lee Galda

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

View: 863

LITERATURE AND THE CHILD, 9th Edition, offers thorough, concise coverage of the genres and formats of children’s literature and guidance on using literature in the classroom. With a focus on diverse award-winning titles, this market-leading text includes beautifully written and illustrated discussions of exemplary titles for readers in nursery school through middle school. A stunning design features interior illustrations by Lauren Stringer, an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator. Each genre chapter contains criteria for evaluating literary quality, equipping students with a resource to guide text selection in the classroom. Practical, research-based information about teaching appears throughout, including sample teaching ideas and an emphasis on the importance of selecting and teaching complex texts. Extensive booklists provide excellent, ongoing resources and highlight texts that emphasize diversity. This text helps teachers understand how to select books that best serve their curriculum goals as well as the interests and needs of their students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Reading Essentials

The Specifics You Need to Teach Reading Well

Author: Regie Routman

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

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Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 534

Recommended by the Ontario Ministry Of Education Grades K-8 With all the controversy and confusion over "best practice" issues in teaching reading, Regie Routman steps in: giving clarity, support, specific demonstrations, and confidence to teachers so they can teach reading in a manner that is consistent with research and learning theory and respectful of students' needs, interests, and abilities. In Reading Essentials, she realistically describes how to achieve these goals. Readers will discover research-based strategies, immediately doable ideas, and detailed lessons. Topics include: teaching much more, more effectively and joyfully, in less time applying an optimal learning model to teaching reducing isolated skills work maximizing whole-class teaching working with struggling readers connecting reading with writing organizing a terrific classroom library and reading area monitoring and evaluating students as readers integrating assessment and testing into daily teaching teaching comprehension sensibly and effectively applying shared reading across the grades and curriculum planning guided reading in meaningful, manageable ways knowing how and when to question research and programs ensuring reading competence and confidence for every child Also available by Regie Routman: Writing Essentials / 0325006016 / 2004 / 304 pp. + DVD / Grades K-8 Conversations / 032500109X / 2000 / 896 pp. / Grades K-8

Views from the Loft

A Portable Writer's Workshop

Author: Daniel Slager

Publisher: Milkweed Editions

ISBN:

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 352

View: 214

Teachers, exercises, mentors, critiques, humor, and inspiration: these form the fuel all writers need when they get down to work every day. For decades the Loft Literary Center has provided this fuel to an enormous community of writers. Views from the Loft brings together the collected wisdom of that community — its authors, students, and editors — giving anyone the tools and inspiration necessary to thrive in the writing life. A who’s who of writers on writing ranging from the National Book Award–winning poet Mark Doty to Newbery medal–winning children’s author Kate DiCamillo, and touching on issues as delicate as the representation of family in memoir and as hilarious as a “sad-epiphany poem” mad lib for frustrated poets, this book is an essential collection of crucial tips and challenging questions for everyone who puts pen to page. The essays and interviews in this book include superstar writers like Rick Bass, Michael Cunningham, Grace Paley, Susan Power, Susan Straight, Marilyn Hacker, and many, many more.

Current biography

Author: H.W. Wilson Company

Publisher:

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

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View: 257

Current Biography

2003

Author: H.W. Wilson Company

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 673

View: 372

Something about the Author

Author: Gale Group

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 307

View: 828

Provides biographical information on the men and women who write and illustrate children's books.

2003 Writer's Market Online

Author: Kathryn Struckel Brogan

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1120

View: 361

Provides writers with online access to up-to-date market information, including contact and submission details, editorial requirements, interviews with successful authors, and guidelines for freelancers.

The Writer's Market

Author:

Publisher:

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Category: Authorship

Page: 1178

View: 744

Contains a list of entries that provide potential markets for writers, covering magazines, publishers, syndicates, and contests, providing information on submission requirements, pay scale, freelance work, and listings of editors and agents.