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Makayla Harrigan: Blog 6

Makayla Harrigan: Blog 6

I took a look at Diamond Bookshelf. At first I was a little confused by the website and was not sure where to start. However, as I further explored it, I found many useful resources. There is information regarding new graphic novels and news dealing with graphic novels. I also found suggestions for why to …

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Blog 7 :)

Blog 7 :)

Reading in the Wild is a book educator should look into. I always knew that reading was important but this class and this book definitely changed my mind. Reading is always going to be important in a child’s life, not just their school years, but it will also be important in their adulthood. Reading makes …

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Blog 7: Miller and YA novel

Blog 7: Miller and YA novel

Blog 7: Miller and Chapter analysis I. What I enjoyed about this chapter from Donalyn Miller’s book, Reading in the Wild, was how she explored a very real and difficult aspect of teaching; which is helping reader’s find their preferences and how to expand their preferences so that they are well rounded readers. Miller revealed …

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Annabelle Taylor Blog 6: “Graphic Novels: There’s More to it than Meets the Eye”

Annabelle Taylor Blog 6: “Graphic Novels: There’s More to it than Meets the Eye”

1)         When I first visited the “Diamond Bookshelf” site I was a little skeptical. At a first glance I thought the content would be too mature for young children like I hope to teach someday. However, once I explored it further, I was able to find that it holds a lot of wonderful and incredibly …

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