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Engaging With Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5
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About This Workshop

Asking Questions: An Interactive Guide
1. Foundations

2. Looking at Literature

Introduction »

Key Points »

Learning Objectives »

Background Reading »

Homework

Classroom Connection »

Teacher Reflection »

Ongoing Activity »

Additional Reading »

3. Starting Classroom Conversations

4. Classroom Dialogues

5. Using Art and Other Disciplines To Enrich Classroom Conversations

6. Beginning the Year

7. Many Students: Many Voices and Abilities

8. Reacting to Students' Work

9. The Professional Teacher

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Workshop 2. Looking at Literature

Students pose questions, follow hunches, make connections, and evaluate what they read as they create an envisionment of the text.Homework

Journal:
Respond to the following in your journal:

How might you give your students a greater sense of ownership of what they read?
What additional strategies might you incorporate into your literature program to enhance student engagement?

Reading:
In preparation for Workshop session 3, read "Building Envisionments" in Dr. Judith Langer's Envisioning Literature from the Teachers College Press, 1995.

For additional resources, refer to the Additional Reading section of this workshop session's materials.

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