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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, Feb 19, 2012 - 4:00 AM    "Workshop 6. Literature, Art, and Other Disciplines" In this program, teachers explore various ways in which students can use the fine arts to express their impressions of a text, and why this kind of activity should be encouraged to make sure that every voice in the classroom is heard. The group also looks at ways to expand meaning by interweaving literature with social studies and other disciplines, and the value of doing so. Several classroom projects demonstrate how learners expand their growing interactions with texts as they work in the fine arts. D

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Sunday, Apr 8, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Workshop 1. Introducing Our Literary Community" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Apr 8, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Workshop 1. Introducing Our Literary Community" (LEARN/CREATE)

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