Writing about Reading: From Book Talk to Literary Essays, Grades 3-8

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Product Details
Price
$37.84
Publisher
Heinemann Educational Books
Publish Date
Pages
160
Dimensions
7.38 X 9.3 X 0.33 inches | 0.63 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780325005782

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About the Author

Janet Angelillo is the author of the Heinemann titles Whole-Class Teaching (2008), Writing to the Prompt (2005), and Writing About Reading (2003). She also wrote A Fresh Approach to Teaching Punctuation (2002) and Making Revision Matter (2005). A middle and upper grades classroom teacher for years, Janet is a literacy consultant who has worked throughout the U.S. and Canada. She was a senior staff developer for the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project and worked beside teachers in New York city schools. Janet has taught advanced sections and given keynote addresses at the Teachers College Summer Institutes and other institutes around the country. She has also presented at many conferences, including NCTE, IRA, and the New York State, Connecticut, and Delaware Reading Associations.

Reviews
"What sets Writing About Reading apart is that Janet Angelillo shows us how to move children beyond the rich conversations and unpolished writing they do to capture their thinking, and into clear, articulate writing about their thinking about reading."-Katie Wood Ray, author of What You Know by Heart
"Want to know how to teach students to think and write powerfully about texts? Read this remarkable book now. You'll be glad you did."-Carl Anderson, author of How's It Going?
"This must-have book will enable teachers to develop their students' ability to use authentic writing tasks to deepen what they know and understand about their reading."-Laura Robb, author of Literacy Links and Redefining Staff Development