Just because a book club meets during class time doesn't mean reading can't be fun. And just because reading is fun doesn't mean it can't help you meet curricular objectives. With The Book Club Companion you'll find out how the for-pleasure concept of book clubs can help students enjoy reading during the school day, and how you can use book clubs to immerse adolescents in literate, real-world behaviors as you connect them to the English curriculum.
Drawing on current literacy research and more than a decade's experiences with student book clubs in secondary classrooms, Cindy O'Donnell-Allen demonstrates how clubs can help adolescents become more willing, engaged, and strategic readers. Her comprehensive guide distinguishes book clubs from similar instructional techniques like literature circles and offers ideas for implementing clubs, using flexible grouping to meet student and curricular demands, and creating themed sets to offer students choice and you planning options. The Book Club Companion provides numerous resources to get in-class clubs started, keep them running, encourage student response, track discussion, and assess progress. It includes book lists arranged by grade level, reproducible assignment sheets, scoring guides, and tools for record keeping and teacher research.
Get into in-class book clubs. You'll motivate students to read, help them enjoy the experience, and give them an opportunity to become more reflective and accomplished readers as they share in the excitement of connecting the real world to the classroom.
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Tough Talk, Tough Texts extends Cindy O'Donnell-Allen's commitment to helping English teachers transform students' lives and, in turn, our world. She has pursued this goal in a variety of roles, including: - more than a decade as a classroom teacher - author of The Book Club Companion - Associate Professor at Colorado State University and Director of its Writing Project - former Co-Chair of the National Writing Project's Teacher Inquiry Communities Network. Cindy and Tough Talk, Tough Texts are featured in the NWP Radio's episode on teaching about the 10th Anniversary of the attacks on September 11th.
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