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Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8

Making Meaning in Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8 offers teachers practical ways to help their students form rich and informed interactions with literature. Eight teachers from around the country talk about the ways in which they encourage students to become active and effective readers, building strong mental muscles as they place themselves in the world of a text, form impressions of the work, and pose questions that help push their understandings further.

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Episode Description
Sunday, Apr 15, 2012 - 4:00 AM    "Workshop 2. Encouraging Discussion" Introduced by Dr. Langer, this program concentrates on discussion and its importance in helping engaged readers go further in the text. The on–screen teachers talk about ways to encourage whole–class and small–group discussion, the importance of asking the right questions to provoke thoughtful discussion, and making the discussion inclusive, including both talkative and reticent students. Their discussion is punctuated by visits to their classrooms, where discussion flourishes. D

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Sunday, Apr 15, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Workshop 2. Encouraging Discussion" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Apr 15, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Workshop 2. Encouraging Discussion" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Apr 22, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Workshop 3. Going Further In Discussion" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Apr 22, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Workshop 3. Going Further In Discussion" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Workshop 4. Diversity In Texts" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Workshop 4. Diversity In Texts" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Workshop 5. Student Diversity" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Workshop 5. Student Diversity" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Workshop 6. Literature, Art, and Other Disciplines" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Workshop 6. Literature, Art, and Other Disciplines" (LEARN/CREATE)

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