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It's Critical!: Classroom Strategies for Deepening and Extending Comprehension

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All text comes with layers of meaning influenced by the background knowledge and attitudes of readers. This valuable resource examines the power of language and persuasion helps students critically examine and negotiate the underlying meaning in all that they read and see. It asks them to consider the author's purpose, and to appreciate that each text is written from a ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 30th 2008 by Pembroke Publishers (first published October 28th 2008)
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"Highly Recommended. …useful teacher resource providing examples of the practices of teachers across the continent as they engage their students in critical thinking." - CM Magazine

"This is a must-have book for teaching literacy. It offes a new look at what it means to read different kinds of texts critically -- to question deeply and analytically in order to make sense of what you read." - Professionally Speaking

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David Wallace Booth is a professor of education who specializes in the teaching of literacy and the use of innovative ways to promote literacy among children.

He is the author of many books for teachers and parents, texts for classroom use, and award winning children's picture books.
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