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Book Love
Developing Depth, Stamina, and Passion in Adolescent Readers
Penny Kittle
Grade: 6th - 12th
Pub Date: 10/26/2012

 “I believe each of my students must craft an individual reading life of challenge, whim, curiosity, and hunger, and I’ve discovered that it is not too late in high school  to lead a non-reader to reading.  It’s never too late.”Penny Kittle

Penny Kittle wants us to face the hard truths every English teacher fears:  too many kids don’t... more

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Falling in Love with Close Reading
Lessons for Analyzing Texts--and Life
Christopher Lehman , Kate Roberts
Grade: 5th - 12th
Pub Date: 10/16/2013

"Love brings us in close, leads us to study the details of a thing, and asks us to return again and again. These are the motivations and ideas that built this book."
—Chris Lehman and Kate Roberts

You and your students will fall for close reading. In Falling in Love with Close Reading, Christopher Lehman and Kate Roberts... more

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Dystopian Book Clubs
Lucy Calkins , Katy Wischow
Grade: 6th - 8th
Pub Date: 12/14/2017

About the Unit

This unit is for teachers whose classes could benefit from a deep study of an incredibly engaging genre. It will support classes who could learn to talk more deeply about their reading and push themselves to read with greater volume. It will also pay off for teachers who want to take advantage of the power of a popular genre to lure... more

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Social Issues Book Clubs
Reading for Empathy and Advocacy
Lucy Calkins , Audra Robb , Emily Strang-Campbell
Grade: 6th - 8th
Pub Date: 12/20/2017

About the Unit

The topic of social issues, the lens for reading in this unit, is a topic that matters greatly to the young human beings who enter our classrooms every day. In middle school, many kinds of issues start to weigh more heavily on students: relationship issues, school issues, and a growing awareness of larger societal pressures. There... more

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For Love of the World
A Harangue with Practical Guidance on Writing and Performing Solo Dramas That Matter
Deborah Lubar
Grade: College - Adult
Pub Date: 3/5/2007

For Love of the World is for writers and actors of heart yearning for courageous theatre that responds to the turmoil, realities, and complexities of today's world. Part reflection, part practice, it’s an inspirational guide to wrestling with complicated issues and difficult feelings by writing and staging solo performances of beauty, strength, and hope. 
 
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Historical Fiction Book Clubs
Mary Ehrenworth , Pablo Wolfe , Edited By: Lucy Calkins
Grade: 6th - 8th
Pub Date: 12/14/2017

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Historical fiction helps students see how history is not a collection of old, dead facts to be memorized, but is full of compelling stories that help us understand our present and, perhaps, what we need to do to shape a better future. We hope that the reading of historical fiction in this unit will not only kindle in your students... more

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The Writing Strategies Book
Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers
Jennifer Serravallo
Grade: K - 8th
Pub Date: 1/27/2017

The Reading Strategies Book made the New York Times Best Seller List by making it simpler to match students’ needs to high-quality instruction. Now, in The Writing Strategies Book, Jen Serravallo does the same, collecting 300 of the most effective strategies to share with writers, and grouping them beneath 10 crucial goals.

“You can think... more

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The Big Book of Details
46 Moves for Teaching Writers to Elaborate
Rozlyn Linder
Grade: 3rd - 8th
Pub Date: 2/18/2016

“The writing lessons in this book are organized to quickly unpack the detail move, explain when and why the strategy works well, share how I have taught it to my students, and offer ways to make it your own.”
—Rozlyn Linder

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