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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 22, 2012 - 3:00 AM    "Workshop 3. Going Further In Discussion" Since discussion is so central to the growth and development of a literary community, this program also concentrates on this activity. The teachers talk about ways to recognize good discussion, adding personal anecdotes about ways in which they participate in or step out at various points in the discussion to help students go further in their understandings of the text. The group also looks at different stimuli they use to provoke and maintain good discussions in their classrooms. D

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

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

Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Workshop 4. Diversity In Texts" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Workshop 4. Diversity In Texts" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Workshop 5. Student Diversity" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Workshop 5. Student Diversity" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Workshop 6. Literature, Art, and Other Disciplines" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Workshop 6. Literature, Art, and Other Disciplines" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Workshop 7. Assessment" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Workshop 7. Assessment" (LEARN/CREATE)

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