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

About This Workshop

Asking Questions: An Interactive Guide
1. Foundations

2. Looking at Literature

3. Starting Classroom Conversations

Introduction »

Key Points »

Learning Objectives »

Background Reading »

Homework »

Classroom Connection »

Teacher Reflection

Ongoing Activity »

Additional Reading »

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

Site Map

Workshop 3. Starting Classroom Conversations

Tim O'Keefe reads to his class.Teacher as a Reflective Practitioner

Review your class lists. Which students are your most willing contributors to a discussion? Which are the most reticent? Identify several strategies you might use to help the reticent students join in conversations more readily.

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