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Are the literature discussions in your classes a one-way conversation where you do all the talking? Or are they dominated by a small cadre of big talkers? No matter why book talk needs enlivening, Barry Gilmore has a simple, ready-to-implement solution that will grab your students' attention, energize their exchanges, and help them find their speaking voices.In "Speaking ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by Heinemann Educational Books (first published January 24th 2006)
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Cathy Blackler
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This book is full of engaging practical strategies to foster conversation in your classroom. The tips are easily adaptable and contain a current event focus/tie-in. My first read-through ended with lots of post-it notes marking ideas I can use right away. I'll definitely be recommending this to my colleagues.
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If you teach language arts, you want to read this book. Great ideas for students to talk about what their reading amongst each other.
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