Layers of Learning

Using Read-Alouds to Connect Literacy and Caring Conversations

By: JoEllen McCarthy

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Code: SHP1901

ISBN: 9781760941901

No of Pages: 230

Publish Date: 21 January 2021

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When we layer together the two ideas that the books we share not only serve an academic purpose, but they also convey big, affective messages, our classroom conversations become richer and student learning becomes more meaningful.

Layers of learning explores read-aloud strategies designed to enhance your reading and writing standards by capitalising on the way literature can impact caring communities. With over 200 picture-book suggestions, author JoEllen McCarthy introduces the Heartprint Framework, which demonstrates how you can layer literacy and life lessons throughout your day using multiple connections across learning.

Inside, you’ll find the following:

  • 60 read-aloud-based connections that support caring classroom conversations, lesson planning and extensions
  • instructional opportunities for nurturing readers and writers during workshop, small-group and individual conversations
  • Literacy Snapshot photo essays with ideas to adopt or adapt
  • continuing connections with additional resources and invitations for further learning.

Layers of learning is structured around four key elements: community, agency, respect and empowerment (CARE). Inside you’ll discover the tools you need to emphasise reading and writing connections, character education and culturally responsive teaching, while championing the power of read-alouds to affect independent readers, writers, and thinkers.

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Price A$44.95
ISBN 9781760941901
Publish date 2021-01-21 00:00:00
Partner ID 20458
Partner Name Stenhouse Publishers
Key Learning Area Cross-Curricular, English