The Resource Looking into literature circles

Looking into literature circles

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Looking into literature circles
Title
Looking into literature circles
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Language
eng
Summary
Book clubs are forming in classrooms everywhere, with small groups of students from kindergarten through high school leading their own lively literature discussions. This promising movement has drawn many of its key ideas and management procedures from Harvey Daniel's book, Literature circles: voice and choice in book clubs and reading groups. But teachers who are new to literature circles sometimes have questions that no book can quite answer: What do the groups look like? How do they operate? What kinds of questions do students raise when running their own discussions? What is the atmosphere in the room during literature circle meetings? And what is the teachers' role in all of this?Looking into literature circles fills that gap, providing a window into book clubs in action. Rather than focusing on management details, this video conveys the feel, the atmosphere, the climate, and the energy of literature circles at work. About the author: Harvey "Smokey" Daniels received all of his degrees--B.A. , M.A. and Ph. D. --from Northwestern University, which finally urged him to leave campus and get a real job. He began teaching at Westinghouse Vocational High School on Chicago's West Side, later moving to Lake Forest High School. Smokey is currently on leave from National-Louis University in Chicago to work with schools and teachers around the country on literacy-centered school improvement projects. In these efforts, he serves as a guest teacher in classrooms, leads seminars and workshops for teachers, and consults with school leaders on long-term change efforts. Smokey has authored or coauthored thirteen books on language, literacy, and education. Among these are Literature circles: voice and choice in book clubs and reading groups and Teaching the best practice way
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Stenhouse Publishers in 2008
Runtime
15
Technique
live action
Label
Looking into literature circles
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Publication
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Title from title frames
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan1110611
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 15 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound.
Publisher number
1110611
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897771450
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Looking into literature circles
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan1110611
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 15 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound.
Publisher number
1110611
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897771450
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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