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Engaging With Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5
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About This Workshop

Asking Questions: An Interactive Guide
1. Foundations

Introduction »

Key Points »

Learning Objectives »

Background Reading

Homework »

Classroom Connection »

Teacher Reflection »

Ongoing Activity »

Additional Reading »

2. Looking at Literature

3. Starting Classroom Conversations
4. Classroom Dialogues

5. Using Art and Other Disciplines To Enrich Classroom Conversations

6. Beginning the Year

7. Many Students: Many Voices and Abilities

8. Reacting to Students' Work

9. The Professional Teacher

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Workshop 1. Foundations

Latosha Rowley and her students explore texts as they begin creating their envisionments of the text. Background Reading

In preparation for Workshop 1, read the "Preface" in Dr. Judith Langer's Envisioning Literature from the Teachers College Press, 1995.

You may be interested in the panelists' professional biographies (PDF).

A compendium of resources and articles about Dr. Langer's research and the envisionment-building process can be accessed from the National Research Center on English Learning & Achievement's Web site.

Explore the "Envisionment-Building resources" to access articles and guides to fostering literary communities in your own classroom.

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