Poetry-Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse/Marilyn Singer
Verse ReversibleReversible Verse Fairytales written Up and down Back and front Characters good and bad Reversed Poetry unveiled Unveiled poetry Reversed Bad and good characters Front and back Down and up Written fairytales
Poetry-Tap Dancing on the Roof SijoBoston Tea Party Line 1-one sentence 7-8 syllables (single idea) Line 2-one sentence 7-8 syllables (tells more about topic Line 3-one sentence-7-8 syllables Line 4-gives details about line 3- 7-8 syllables Line 5- Write a sentence that goes in the opposite direction of first 4 lines Line 6- Finish idea in line 5 with surprise, twist, or pun Boston Party Celebration Taxation-Representation No tea please! Justice is served. Overboard in the ocean Cry Conflict resolution? Let’s talk at Starbucks instead.
Drama “in academically rigorous literature classes students read challenging texts: classic and contemporary, fiction and nonfiction, poetry and drama. Students learn how to interpret analyze, and evaluate what they read.” Carol Jago- incoming president of the National Council of Teachers of English
Drama-Acting Out!: Six One Act Plays/Justine Chanda
Drama-Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak/Kay Winters
Fiction-Half Minute Horrors/edited by Susan Rich
Fiction-Troll’s Eye View: A Book of Villanous Tales/ ed. Ellen Datrow
Whitehurst, Lucinda. School Library Journal, Oct2000, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p38, 2p Children's literature professor Barbara Elleman says, "Short enough to read aloud in one sitting, picture books are ideal to stimulate classroom discussion; often filled with lyrical prose, they make good writing models; multilayered in story and content, they work in numerous connections across the classroom; and, containing a wealth of art styles and mediums, they offer rich aesthetic opportunities."
Fictional Adaptation of Literary Nonfiction Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Literary Nonfiction Describe the structural and substantive difference between an autobiography or a diary and a fictional adaptation of it.
Fictional Adaptation-Otto-The Autobiography of a Teddy Bear/Tomi Ungerer
Fictional Adaptation-Always With You/Ruth Vander Lee
Fictional Adaptation-Ron’s Big Mission/Rose Blue & Corrine Naden
Fictional Adaptation-Eight Days: A Story of Haiti/Edwidge Dandicat
Literary Nonfiction-Biography You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?/Jonah Winter
Literary Nonfiction-Biography A Picture Book of John and Abigail Adams
Literary Nonfiction-Biblioburro-A True Story From Columbia/ Jeanette Winter
Literary Nonfiction-Black Jack: The Ballad of Jack Johnson/Charles R. Smith
Genre Exchange Naked Reading/Terri Lesesne, p.76 Jonas, Jonas, what do you see? I see the Giver looking at me. Giver, Giver, what do you see? I see war hurting me. War, war, what do you see? I see a soldier dying for me. Soldier, soldier what do you see? I see Jonas hurting for me. Jonas Jonas what do you see? I see Gabriel needing me. Gabriel, Gabriel, what do you see? I see Jonas escaping with me. Jonas, Jonas, what do you see?