rdng505 | Graduate
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How Children Read With Interest and Share Their Reading; Poetry, Traditional Literature, Modern Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Contemporary Realistic Fiction
- Identify types of books that build community amongst readers.
- Explore various ways that readers can share books.
- Examine the types of reading plans that readers make.
- Explore the poetry genre and traditional literature.
- Explore studentsâ reading habits and the types of preferences for reading that readers demonstrate.
- Explore the modern fantasy, science fiction, and contemporary realistic fiction genres.
- Explore ways to support studentsâ reading at home and at school.
Managing a Classroom of Readers; Nonfiction and Historical Fiction
- Recognize the record keeping aspect of managing a class of readers.
- Evaluate ways to assess studentsâ progress in reading.
- Explore the nonfiction genre.
- Explore the historical fiction genre.
Children and Childrenâ s Literature; Picture Books
- Examine the qualities of childrenâs literature.
- Explore the value that childrenâs literature adds to childrenâs lives and learning.
- Identify ways to match children with literature that is appropriate to their age, reading level, and interests.
- Examine the literary elements of childrenâs literature.
- Explore picture books.
When and What Children Read; Multicultural and International Literature
- Explore the significance that time spent reading has on childrenâs learning.
- Identify ways that readers choose books.
- Examine teacher read aloud as an inspiration to students and their reading.
- Develop ways to broaden studentsâ interest in a variety of childrenâs literature.
- Explore how to create a classroom library to inspire readers.
- Explore multicultural literature and international literature.
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