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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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Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 - 4:00 AM    "Workshop 4. Diversity In Texts" In this program, the teachers talk about the importance of choosing rich texts for their students as a group or individuals, enumerating various criteria that they have developed for this initial classroom decision. Supported by commentary from Dr. Judith Langer, the group looks at the part student interests play in selecting the right text, building thematic study units using a variety of texts, and helping students select texts that meet their needs or help them go further in their experiences with literature.. D

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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)

Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Workshop 7. Assessment" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Workshop 7. Assessment" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 27, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Workshop 8. Planning and Professional Development" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 27, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Workshop 8. Planning and Professional Development" (LEARN/CREATE)

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