Teaching Notes, available for each Student Book, include a summary of the story, comprehensive reading and writing activities organized under Talking Points, Comprehension and Critical Thinking, and Writing Connection, and a reproducible that reinforces the reading strategy focus.
Learning to Read With Graphic Power By David Booth and Larry Swartz
Learning to Read With Graphic Power is a comprehensive resource containing everything educators need to teach literacy in the elementary grades while keeping students engaged. Discover why graphic readers belong in the classroom, how they can connect to existing literacy programs, and how they can be used to support guided reading and help young students improve comprehension and word knowledge.
28 response activities and 28 reproducibles that help students examine, explore, and respond to the specific features of graphic readers
Helpful guided-reading demonstrations
In Graphic Detail By David Booth and Kathleen Gould Lundy
In Graphic Detail is an invaluable resource for educators who are looking to harness the literacy power of the graphic novel. It offers background information about the popularity of this word/graphic mode of storytelling, a brief overview of its origins, and an inside look at the specific features that writers and artists incorporate into their work when creating this accessible and entertaining form of narrative.
40 response activities that support instruction in reading, writing, and understanding graphic novels
A broad range of strategies for incorporating this popular genre into existing literacy programs
Graphic organizers, self-assessment pages, and suggested reading for students at various levels of literacy proficiency