Based on the idea that conversational interaction between students and teachers in the classroom is the best way to learn, this book focuses on classroom talk about book-related topics. The teachers represented in the book initiate literature discussion groups, book clubs, and literature circles, and students share the thoughts and feelings that reading a book stimulates, and discover literature's potential to illuminate life. Chapters in the book and their authors are: (1) qNot by Chance: Creating Classrooms That Invite Responses to Literatureq (Janet Hickman); (2) qWhat Teachers Need to Know about the Literary Craftq (Maryann Eeds and Ralph L. Peterson); (3) q'What Did Leo Feed the Turtle?' and Other Nonliterary Questionsq (E. Wendy Saul); (4) qThe Books Make a Difference in Story Talkq (Miriam G. Martinez and Nancy L. Roser); (5) qTeacher Book Clubs: Making Multicultural Connectionsq (Diane Lapp and others); (6) qPreparing Focus Units with Literature: Crafty Foxes and Authors' Craftq (Joy F. Moss); (7) qPromoting Meaningful Conversations in Student Book Clubsq (Taffy E. Raphael and others); (8) qLanguage Charts: A Record of Story Time Talkq (Nancy L. Roser and others); (9) qEnriching Response to Literature with Webbingq (Karen Bromley); (10) qTalking about Books with Young Childrenq (Lea M. McGee); (11) qFostering Talk about Poetryq (Amy A. McClure); (12) qLeading Grand Conversationsq (Deborah Wells); (13) q'So What Do I Do?': The Role of the Teacher in Literature Circlesq (Kathy G. Short and Gloria Kauffman); (14) qFollowing Children's Leads through Talk Story: Teachers and Children Work to Construct Themesq (Kathryn H. Au); (15) qCollaborative Story Talk in a Bilingual Kindergartenq (Jennifer Battle); (16) qOur Journey toward Better Conversations about Booksq (Veronica Gonzalez and others); (17) qExploring Literature through Dramaq (Lee Galda and Jane West); (18) qResponding to Literature as Art in Picture Booksq (Barbara Z. Kiefer); (19) qWriting as a Way of.Based on the idea that conversational interaction between students and teachers in the classroom is the best way to learn, this book focuses on classroom talk about book-related topics.
|Title||:||Book Talk and Beyond|
|Author||:||Nancy Roser, Miriam G. Martinez, International Reading Association|
|Publisher||:||Newark, Del. : International Reading Association - 1995|