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The big book of literacy tasks, grades K-8 : 75 balanced literacy activities students do (not you!) / Nancy Akhavan.

Akhavan, Nancy L, (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9781506389639 : PAP
  • ISBN: 1506389635 : PAP
  • Physical Description: xiv, 195 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin Literacy, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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A new spin on who, what, why, when and where -- Making predictions to help comprehension -- Journal writing after reading -- Make a connection to the world when reading a text independently -- Quoting an important idea in a nonfiction text -- Name character motives and actions -- Name rising plot -- Name plot resolution -- Tell the text -- Dig deeper into the text -- Guided comprehension talks -- Elaborate and clarify meaning -- Setting routines for independent reading -- Fixing up when attention wanders-- Communicating your heads-up ball approach -- Answering a text-dependent question -- Tell why (you think, believe, remember, know) with why messages -- Make a bold statement about a text -- Extend thinking when discussing a text -- One-liners for nonfiction texts -- Crystal ball predictions -- Yesterday's news -- Annotate text -- Sentence strip statements -- Write questions about reading -- Super cool three steps to describe an experience -- Getting kids to write: wonderfully concentrating minds generating ideas -- Sketch to write -- Getting help from another writer: write dialogue in narratives and quotes in reports -- Getting help from another writer: write a hook -- The right amount of details, the right amount of clarity -- Thinking small to write well -- Writing a jot about what was read -- Works too long, and never gets any writing done -- Dialogue journals -- Analyze a text for author's purpose with a text that is a little too hard for students to read on their own -- Create a structured outlineof a text -- Collecting research and organizing research notes for writing -- Plot summary snapshots -- Writing information in a new format -- Stay on point in writing -- Productive use of the author's chair -- Write a short research report -- Write an all about text -- Your students have voice?writing an opinion text -- Arguing the solution to a problematic situation -- Writing the recipe for success: how-to texts -- Writing explanations, be like an encyclopedia -- Inquiry for smart minds -- Responding to literature with some kick to it -- Identify theme in a complex text -- Posing questions for easier inquiry -- Writing a fable or myth -- Writing a fairy tale -- Justifying an answer with a claim and evidence -- Use known concepts to help others learn new information -- Connect the dots, or ideas between texts -- Identifying real facts from made-up facts?fallacious reasoning -- Brainstorming multiple valid answers/responses -- Concept mapping between big ideas -- Make me ponder?questions that get the thinking juices flowing -- Writing compare and contrast response to literature -- Peer to peer analysis and response -- Critique a complex or functional text -- Visible and visual: -- Use known concepts & vocabulary to understand a text -- Summarize a text that is a little too hard for students to read on their own -- Student think-alouds -- Separate central ideas from big ideas -- Writing in different genres or multimedia to engage and persuade -- Creative debate -- I am a reader -- I am a writer -- Look up-- Good-bye, perfect teacher -- Teacher and learner.
Summary, etc.:
"A compendium of reading and writing tasks that virtually all teachers have students do, with the value-add of expert scaffolding tips that ensure students are doing the work--not the teacher. Based on research on coherence by Elmore and others at Harvard. Perfect for balanced literary classrooms whether workshop centered or literature basal"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Language arts (Elementary).
Language arts (Middle school).
Literacy > Study and teaching (Elementary).
Literacy > Study and teaching (Middle school).

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