Class _4_ December 5

Document Sample
Class _4_ December 5 Powered By Docstoc
					Class #4, December 5
  Lolly on historical fiction
  Christina’s booktalk
  Katherine Paterson presentation
  More historical fiction (Lolly and Christina)
 Break
  Laurie Halse Anderson presentation
  Christopher Paul Curtis presentation
  Book discussion (small group, large group)
  Preview of fantasy and Lois Lowry
Historical fiction
 Gives the flavor of a historical setting —
  not a replacement for nonfiction
 Good history? Up to date?
 Anne Scott McLeod article
 Siobhán Parkinson article
 Awards
   • Scott O’Dell Award
   • Beacon of Freedom Award
 Series books
Jackdaws
  Collection of objects from
   (or relating to) book
  Display with book and list of
   resources (web sites, etc.)
  Single student or group
  Present to class
       Christina’s booktalk

The Astonishing Life
of Octavian Nothing,
Traitor to a Nation,
Volume 1: The Pox Party
by M. T. Anderson
   M. T. Anderson
on Horn Book podcast
Katherine Paterson presentation
          Kendra Davis
        Colleen Manning
         Logan Smalley
More historical fiction
Break
Laurie Halse Anderson presentation

          Roanne Bosch
          Chris Buttimer
            Diana Lee
Christopher Paul Curtis presentation

            Adrienne Kelly
            Wendy Soref
            Chris Wagner
Book discussion
 Discuss both Fever, 1793 and
  The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
 How might you use these? Literature
  circles, free reading, assigned to entire
  class…
 Which should come first, nonfiction or
  historical fiction?
           Next week:

The Giver and How I Live Now (fantasy)

             Lois Lowry
      Lois Lowry online

            website
        www.loislowry.com

                blog
loislowry.typepad.com/lowry_updates

       Horn Book podcast
     www.hbook.com/podcast
Lois Lowry
 Books in several genres and
  for various ages
  • Anastasia Krupnik, Sam
    Krupnik, and Gooney Bird series
  • Number the Stars (hist. fiction)
  • The Giver and two companion books (fantasy)
  • A Summer to Die (realistic fiction)
 Many awards including
  • Newbery Medal (2)
  • Boston Globe–Horn Book Award (1 win, 1 honor)

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:1
posted:5/17/2013
language:English
pages:21