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Boyd, Maureen P
Real talk in elementary classrooms : effective oral language practice / Maureen P. Boyd, Lee Galda ; foreword by Don Rubin
New York : Guilford Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB1572 .B69 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Oral communication -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Interaction analysis in education
Classroom environment
Physical Description xiii, 210 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Summary "Describing effective, creative strategies for talking with students in ways that enhance literacy learning, this book offers a window into the classrooms of four exemplary teachers. Principles of productive classroom discussions are illustrated with detailed case examples. The book shows how--and explains why--"real talk" can enhance student engagement, foster critical thinking, promote mastery of literacy concepts, and instill a lasting love of reading. It offers ideas for selecting children's literature and fitting a range of interactive literacy activities into the school day. The authors draw on current knowledge about the connections between oral language and literacy development across the elementary grades"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-203) and index
Machine generated contents note: 1. Real Talk: What It Is and Why It Is Important 2. Exploring the Aesthetic: Talking the Way from Unconscious Enjoyment to Conscious Delight 3. Productive Digressions: When Best-Laid Plans Give Way to Student-Led Discussions 4. The Contingent Third Turn: Listening to Scaffold Response-Ability 5. Reading Your Audience: Reading Aloud as Opportunity for Literate Talk 6. Learning Felicity: Morning Meeting, Reading Logs, and Talking about Books 7. Talking through Weaving and Weaving through Talking: Crocheting a Classroom Community 8. Constancy and Variety: Multiple Opportunities for Literacy Learning through Real Talk Glossary
Contents Real talk: what it is and why it is important -- Exploring the aesthetic: talking the way from unconscious enjoyment to conscious delight -- Productive digressions: when best-laid plans give way to student-led discussions -- The contingent third turn: listening to scaffold response-ability -- Reading your audience: reading aloud as opportunity for literate talk -- Learning felicity: morning meeting, reading logs, and talking about books -- Talking through weaving and weaving through talking: crocheting a classroom community -- Constancy and variety: multiple opportunities for literacy learning through real talk glossary
Series Solving problems in the teaching of literacy
Alternate Author Galda, Lee

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