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Into Focus: Understanding And Creating Middle School Readers

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This book is a practical handbook, covering virtually everything a classroom teacher needs to know about middle school readers: who they are; why they read; why they don't; what they read; how to encourage reading, what to do when they can't or won't read. It's packed full of practical suggestions and hands on strategies, as well as annotated book lists and rich examples o ...more
Paperback, 490 pages
Published December 1st 1996 by Christopher-Gordon Publishers
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Jessica
Jul 20, 2008 Jessica rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Teachers of 5th-8th grade
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As a fifth grade teacher, this was a good resource to look at for organizing and encouraging reading with older students. The section that I was most interested in was about book discussions (169-175). This part discusses the different kinds of book discussions that occur in different situations, including literature circles. No matter what the place or reason, the author stresses the issue of trust…something that MUST be established in the classroom for meaningful, successful di
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Theresa
Jan 06, 2011 Theresa rated it really liked it
I've used this book as both a reference in projects about middle school readers and literacy and for my own personal knowledge. It has a lot of great ideas in it and is a good addition to/starting place for anyone researching this very unique group of readers. It isn't a comprehensive look at middle school or literacy and reading habits, but I would defintely recommend checking it out. Some chapters are more interesting and helpful than others.
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