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Conversations in Literature
Conversations in Literature — Workshop
About CONVERSATIONS IN LITERATURE

Individual Program
Descriptions

1. Responding
as Readers


2. Envisioning

3. Stepping In

4. Moving Through

5. Rethinking

6. Objectifying
the Text


7. The Stances
in Action


8. Returning to the
Classroom

Support Materials
Teacher-Talk




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Stepping In


Introduction

Key Points

Learning Objectives

Background Reading

Homework Assignment

Extension:
Classroom Connection


Ongoing Activity
Additional Reading


Additional Reading

An article by Dr. Judith Langer, "A Response-Based Approach to Reading Literature." Here, Dr. Langer offers guidelines for instruction and a framework for teaching strategies that support an envisionment-building classroom.

A clear explanation of the entire envisionment process, with actual classroom examples of the types of responses students offer as they stand in various stances.

A comprehensive summary of Dr. Langer's research and the envisionment building process entitled "Thinking and Doing Literature."

Additional reports and articles about envisionment building.


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