Journal: Using your reader's biography pre-write from
this workshop session, attempt to write a completed reader's
biography, or select a few topics from your pre-write to write
about in greater detail.
Reading: In preparation for Workshop 2, you may want
to read the poem "Oranges" by Gary Soto, which can be found
in the anthology Literature: An Introduction To Reading and
Writing, 5th edition, Edgar V. Roberts and Henry E. Jacobs,
© 1998, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-13-010076-5.
Additional online resources related to the author include:
You may also want to read Chapter 2, "Building Envisionments,"
as well as Chapter 4, "The Classroom as a Social Setting for
Envisionment Building," and Chapter 5, "A Practical Pedagogy"
in Dr. Judith Langer's Envisioning Literature. (Envisioning
Literature by Dr. Judith Langer, from the Teachers College
Press, Columbia University, 1995. ISBN 0-8077-3464-0.)
- The official Gary
Soto web site.
resources about Gary Soto and his work, hosted by the
Internet School Library Media Center.