Every story has characters whose voices we may remember long after we’ve closed the book. Finding those character voices and writing them authentically is an essential part of the writing process. Listen to these authors discuss how they found their characters’ voices and consider how you might find your own.
Encourage students to take their new ideas and organize them into a story. Learn about the creative approaches these authors and illustrators have to organizing details. Does a story always start at the beginning?
Use the resources on TeachingBooks to increase opportunities for student choice, support teacher-led instruction, and facilitate the integration of each into a blended learning, technology-rich environment.
In an effort to support you during this unprecedented time, TeachingBooks wants to perpetuate relevant literacy connections for everyone in your community. We have developed a Book & Reading Engagement Kit: Home Edition that you may freely use. We also have highlighted a variety of virtual learning activities for you, your students, and parents as they support children’s learning at home.
Instruction that infuses nonfiction titles support the development of reading and research skills, comprehension, persuasive writing, and much, much more. TeachingBooks resources facilitate the seamless integration of this rich body of texts to bring a love of nonfiction to ALL readers!