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Literature: Reading With Purpose, Course 1 Ц Interactive Student Edition (2007)

 
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"Literature: Reading with Purpose" is the first research-based middle school language arts program that effectively combines strong skill development and incredible reading. Scaffolding and spiraling of skills builds a strong, necessary language arts foundation. Students will be motivated, not frustrated by high-interest, leveled selections that engage and appeal to this tough audience. An inquiry-based "Big Question" approach within a unique "Workshop" lesson format gives students a purpose and meaningful context for their reading. You can differentiate, remediate, and accelerate with one book that will bring all students into the community of learners!

Features:
- "Literature: Reading with Purpose" offers a research-based Workshop format that integrates instruction, modeling, practice, and assessment into one meaningful context for managing students' learning.
- Every unit is launched with an essential "Big Question" with strong applications to students' lives that will give readers a relevant purpose for reading a variety of texts.
- Differentiated instruction is built into the Student Edition with features such as FOLDABLES Study Organizers, Academic Vocabulary, English Language Coach, Partner Talk, and tips for critical thinking.

C A V E A T: This is an encrypted, READ-ONLY edition of the book!

CONTENTS

Unit One: The Big Question: Why Do We Read?
Genre Focus: Informational Media
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Setting a Purpose for Reading
Writing Workshop Part 1: Summary
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Skimming and Scanning
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Understanding Graphics
Writing Workshop Part 2: Summary
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Identifying Main Idea and Supporting Details
Comparing Literature Workshop: Author's Purpose

Unit Two: The Big Question: What Brings Out the Best in You?
Genre Focus: Biography/Autobiography
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Activating Prior Knowledge
Writing Workshop Part 1: Autobiographical Narrative
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Connecting
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Predicting
Writing Workshop Part 2: Autobiographical Narrative
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Questioning
Comparing Literature Workshop: Characterization

Unit Three: The Big Question: What's Fair and What's Not?
Genre Focus: Persuasive Writing
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Distinguishing Fact and Opinion
Writing Workshop Part 1: Persuasive Essay
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Clarifying
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Inferring
Writing Workshop Part 2: Persuasive Essay
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Identifying Problem and Solution
Comparing Literature Workshop: Tone and Mood

Unit Four: The Big Question: What Makes You Who You Are?
Genre Focus: Poetry
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Visualizing
Writing Workshop Part 1: Poem
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Responding
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Interpreting
Writing Workshop Part 2: Poem
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Monitoring Comprehension
Comparing Literature Workshop: Figurative Language

Unit Five: The Big Question: How Should You Deal with Bullies?
Genre Focus: Short Stories
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Drawing Conclusions
Writing Workshop Part 1: Short Story
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Understanding Cause and Effect
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Understanding Sequence
Writing Workshop Part 2: Short Story
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Paraphrasing and Summarizing
Reading Across Texts Workshop: Evaluating Problem and Solution

Unit Six: The Big Question: What Makes a Hero?
Genre Focus: Folktale/Fantasy/Myth
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Activating Prior Knowledge
Writing Workshop Part 1: Fable
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Clarifying
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Comparing and Contrasting
Writing Workshop Part 2: Fable
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Predicting
Comparing Literature Workshop: Comparing Heroes

Unit Seven: The Big Question: What Can We Learn From Our Mistakes?
Genre Focus: Historical Fiction and Nonfiction
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Synthesizing
Writing Workshop Part 1: Personal Narrative
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Determining Main Idea and Supporting Details
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Evaluating
Writing Workshop Part 2: Personal Narrative
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Reviewing
Reading Across Texts Workshop: Comparing Author's Credibility

Unit Eight: The Big Question: What Makes a Friend?
Genre Focus: Drama
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Visualizing
Writing Workshop Part 1: Speech
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Clarifying
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Skimming and Scanning
Writing Workshop Part 2: Speech
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Predicting
Reading Across Texts Workshop: Primary and Secondary Source Documents

REFERENCE SECTION
Author Files
Foldables
Literary Terms Handbook
Writing Handbook
Language Handbook
Listening, Speaking, and Viewing Handbook
Study and Test-Taking Skills Handbook
Glossary/Glosario



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