Better Than Book Reports by Christine Boardman Moen
More Than 40 Creative Responses to Literature

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Synopsis

These engaging, hands-on activities help students demonstrate and build their comprehension, targeting key reading objectives—from summarizing information to recognizing different points-of-view. Activities include easy instructions, links to literature, and a student sample. A number of reproducible template pages are also included.

What's new in the revised and updated edition:

* Activities correlate to the language-arts standards

* Labels show which activities can be used with fiction, nonfiction, or other types of literature

* Grade-level book lists include favorite classics as well as new releases

* Additional book lists are provided for upper elementary readers

* Tech tips help teachers integrate technology in their activity goals For use with Grades 2–6.

 

About Christine Boardman Moen

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An avowed “reading warrior,” Christine Boardman Moen's efforts to nurture the love of reading have earned her the ICARE for Reading Award (Illinois Council for Affective Reading Education, 2003) and the Educator of the Year award (Illinois Reading Council, 2005). A classroom teacher for 25 years, Moen currently teaches 7th and 8th grade language arts in Illinois and is a grade 7-12 literacy mentor. Outside of the classroom, Moen conducts staff development across the country and serves as an adjunct associate professor of education at Rockford College. She is the author of ten professional books for teachers and one children's book, and contributes to professional periodicals, including the Illinois Reading Council Journal, NCTE's Voices in the Middle, and Book Links. You can visit Christine's Web Site at www.chrismoen.com.
 
Published August 1, 2009 by Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching. 128 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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