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Wonder of It All When Literature and Literacy Intersect

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ISBN-10: 0325009732

ISBN-13: 9780325009735

Edition: 2007

Authors: Nancy J. Johnson, Cyndi Giorgis

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s s Children's literature is an important presence in many literacy classrooms - but it can be so much more. In The Wonder of It All, you'll enter classrooms where literature is a full-fledged partner in literacy instruction and see how creating a literature-rich school environment engages students and stimulates them to grow as readers, writers, speakers, and thinkers.s s The Wonder of It All details how practicing elementary and middle-level teachers can invite children's literature to become a partner in their teaching. Nancy Johnson and Cyndi Giorgis show you how to integrate children's literature throughout the school day and to use it for a variety of purposes, including addressing…    
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Book details

List price: $35.75
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 8/31/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.078

Cyndi Giorgis is an Associate Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a former coauthor of the children's books column in The Reading Teacher and has served on both the Newbery and Caldecott Award committees. She has published and presented extensively on topics related to literature, reader response, and curriculum.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Presence of Literature in Literacy Learning
What Are the Benefits of Partnering with Literature?
How Can Teachers Foster a Partnership with Literature?
How Do Teachers Develop This Partnership with Authors and Illustrators?
Conversation with...author-illustrator Marla Frazee and editor Allyn Johnston
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