Caring Hearts and Critical Minds

Caring Hearts and Critical Minds

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qWolk demonstrates how to integrate inquiry learning, exciting and contemporary literature, and teaching for social responsibility across the curriculum. He takes teachers step-by-step through the process of designing an inquiry-based literature unit and then provides five full units used in real middle-grade classrooms. Featuring a remarkable range of recommended resources and hundreds of novels from across the literary genres, Caring Hearts a Critical Minds gives teachers a blueprint for creating dynamic units with rigorous lessons about topics kids care about--from media and the environment to personal happiness and global poverty. Wolk shows teachers how to find stimulating, real-world 'complex texts' called for in the Common Core State Standards and integrate them into literature units.q--Publisher's website.a€œThe first abolitionist school, a€ Mrs. Baker said, a€œwhere Negro children could come to learn to read and write and so escape ... This notion of Final Narratives does not end with having your students write one thematic essay or complete a related anbsp;...

Title:Caring Hearts and Critical Minds
Author:Steven Wolk
Publisher:Stenhouse Publishers - 2013


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