This one-of-a-kind guide to running literature circles, based on Lois Lowry’s Number the Stars, shows teachers how to organize small discussion groups that work! Includes stimulating questions and writing prompts that motivate students to think and respond thoughtfully. As students dive into lively discussions, they learn to identify themes, analyze vocabulary, recognize the author’s craft, and respond meaningfully to the text all of which meet state and national language arts standards. For use with Grades 4-8.
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Tara McCarthy¹s expertise is bringing children¹s literature to the classroom. She is the author of many Scholatic Teaching Resources Books including: Teaching Literary Elements with Short Stories; Teaching the Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe; the best-selling Teaching Writing Series: Descriptive Writing, Expository Writing, Narrative Writing, Persuasive Writing; Teaching Literary Elements; Teaching Genre; Multicultural Myths & Legends; and Multicultural Fables & Fairy Tales.
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Book Description Teaching Resources, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0439271703
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