I can maintain and expand this website only with your help. Professors and other informed readers see symbols, archetypes, and patterns because those things are there -- if you have learned to look for them. How to Read Literature Like a Professor: LitCharts has chapter handouts and a Teacher Guide.
You can find part one here. In that part, I discussed the presentations from P. David Pearson and Susie Goodin; D. Ray Reutzel ; and Kathleen Wilson.
You can find part two here. In that part, I discussed the presentation from S. Without them you cannot read. I meant to write about the one I attended, but I ended up writing about one I did not attend. Kelley and Nicki Clausen-Grace.
Although I did not attend their session, I received a copy of their handouts and they piqued my interest very much. Luckily, their website, www. I just spent quite a bit of time there and found some great things.
It was a great read, made me TWRC, and made me want to read the entire book. My guess is that the handouts I received at the institute are included in that book.
If they are not, I think you should be able to access them at the library section of Elfrieda H. Because of a link on their website, I also found a podcast based on their book for teachers, but geared towards how parents can help implement R5 in the home. I listened to the podcast and found that it made me TWRC some more.
Thinking about the entire institute and all the additional resources I discovered while TWRCing about it, I think it is clear that, teachers need to do more than just model reading during independent reading time—especially for struggling readers.
From what I learned in the institute and this PowerPoint by D. Monitor student behavior and hold them accountable. Provide feedback to students. Although I have only read the institute handouts and chapter three of the R5 book, I do think this model targets all important aspects of ScSR.
Although I did not read this book in its entirety either, I talked with my students all struggling readers at length about each letter in the BOOKMATCH acronym and posted charts in the room for reference.
Our discussions and the reference charts also gave us common language to use throughout the year when discussing books students found personally challenging. The reproducibles were free when this post was originally written.
I imagine these students really did have a great sense of ownership of their classroom library and student excitement over the available books was evident—two very good things. You can find that video here. Another important part to think about during ScSR is managing the classroom library.
Personally, I continuously refined how I did this through the years, but I know my management still could use improvement. Recently, I read a great post by a very passionate literacy advocate, Tess Alfonsin and it gave me plenty of great ideas for the future.
Both Tess and Donalyn are on Twitter. If you use Twitter, I highly recommend you follow them.
They are very knowledgeable and passionate about matching books to readers. A few others who fit this category are Paul W. HankinsTeri S. If you use Twitter, who do you consider great at matching books to readers?
I would love to hear what you think about what I have shared so far. I also wonder if you use any of the resources I mentioned or if you think you will use them in the future.A TEACHER’S GUIDE TO THOMAS C.
FOSTER’SHOW TO READ LITERATURE LIKE A PROFESSOR 2 Table of Contents About This Book 3 Note to Teachers 3 About This Guide 3 Pre-Reading 4 During Reading 4 Foster regales us with his own classroom stories and lesson ideas throughout the book.
He also provides. Shrunken Outline of Thomas C. Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor 1. Every Trip is a Quest (except when it’s not) (“The Hero’s Journey”; Bildungsroman) quester (hero) place to go stated reason to go there challenges/trials real reason to go = self- knowledge 2.
May 17, · Recently, I read a great post by a very passionate literacy advocate, Tess Alfonsin and it gave me plenty of great ideas for the future.
The post is titled, “Classroom Library Check Out System” and is a great read. In How to Read Literature Like a Professor: For Kids, New York Times bestselling author and professor Thomas C. Foster gives tweens the tools they need to become thoughtful readers.
How to Read Literature Like a Professor PDF, written by Thomas C. Foster, is the most popular book of its kind, aiming to teach you that there’s more to a novel than just the story and the characters, and that, in fiction, there’s no such thing as originality, or an ordinary flea, rose, or snowflake.
This is an 80 question study guide on How To Read Literature Like A Professor by Thomas C. Foster. It contains both comprehension and critical thinking style questions and a complete answer key with page references. The guide is divided up by chapter and questions are arranged chronologically.