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NCSLMA 2013 Sarah Frazier & Amy Heldreth Harold E Winkler Middle School Concord, NC

The Marble-less Librarian & the Brazen Teacher’s Collaborative Adventure Join us in Edmodo – d7fsj9. NCSLMA 2013 Sarah Frazier & Amy Heldreth Harold E Winkler Middle School Concord, NC. Our Shared Philosophy.

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NCSLMA 2013 Sarah Frazier & Amy Heldreth Harold E Winkler Middle School Concord, NC

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  1. The Marble-less Librarian&the Brazen Teacher’sCollaborative AdventureJoin us in Edmodo – d7fsj9 NCSLMA 2013 Sarah Frazier & Amy Heldreth Harold E Winkler Middle School Concord, NC

  2. Our Shared Philosophy Wewilltryanything, without apologies, to get a student to read, learn, and grow. Everythingwe do is for our kids.

  3. The Catalyst • Over-whelmedteachers • Frustratedstudents • Over-workedschoollibrarian(or the populartitle of the day)

  4. The Underwear Drawer

  5. Our County’s Approach • Reader/ Writer’s Workshop model L.7.1 (conventions demonstratedthroughjots and projects) • Lucy CalkinsCalendar • Five big sections whichscaffold to acheive RL.7.10 (reading more complextexts)

  6. Section 1 – Launching Goals Finding Just Right Books Having a Literary Conversation RI.7.2, SL.7.1 Building Stamina & becoming a better reader Making Connections SL.7.2 Cite Textual Evidence RL.7.1, RI.7.1 Big Ideas and Themes RI.7.2

  7. Prezi at orientation • http://prezi.com/dg2c88n57vpb/?utm_campaign=share&um_medium=copy

  8. NC Wise Owl for book selection

  9. Read alikes

  10. Better Displays

  11. More great displays

  12. NC Wiseowl for Book Displays!

  13. NC Wiseowl for Book Displays!

  14. Destiny Lists

  15. Destiny Lists

  16. I don’t know what to read! • The Ugly book hunt • The Fortune teller • The Name game • Read the rainbow • Read alikepapers

  17. Into the catalog Have you checked your 650 and 655 tags lately?

  18. A wise woman once said… ‘Meet the needs of yourusers.’ Bea Kovacs

  19. Cataloging Blasphemy I use the 690 tag for the benefit of mystudents and 658 for the benefit of myteachers and mysanity.

  20. OMG! OMG! Kid only recommendations. Place the box beside the book return. Then place them on a special book cart or shelf.

  21. Section 2 – Characters & Series • What influences characters? RL.7.3 • How does a character change? RL.7.3 • What can a character’s environment, actions, dialogue, and favorite things tell us? RL.7.3 • How does the character’s development contribute to the bigger ideas? (Inferring) RL.7.2

  22. The Series Book

  23. Playing in the records It’s time to play in the 490 field

  24. Campamifiz Dear Capamifiz, I am getting in trouble at school all the time. I have dyslexia and ADD and I just can’t seem to follow the rules. It’s not always my fault thought. I’m seeing monsters around every corner, monsters that I thought were only myths. My mom’s tried putting me in different private schools, but I keep getting kicked out. On top of all this, my dad is MIA. My mom says he’s a great guy, but I wouldn’t know it. Please help me figure out a way to just be a normal kid who doesn’t get in trouble. Yours Truly, Trouble Teen

  25. But they were not coming… Time for staff development

  26. Section 3– Non-Fiction & Research • Differences between Narrative and expository SL.7.2 • Subgenres • Text Aids • Hybrid Text • Detecting Bias RI.7.8, RI.7.9, SL.7.3

  27. An attempt at multi-media

  28. So that spawned…

  29. Bias http://www.umich.edu/~newsbias/index.html Vs.

  30. Text Aids

  31. Section 4 – Complex Text (Historical Fiction) L.7.4 • Which parts are fact and which are fiction? RL.7.9 • How do we use historical clues? • Whatemotionsdoes the authorwant to elicit? • How do literaryelements, especially setting interact to shape the text? RL.7.3

  32. Historical Fiction To 12 yearoldseverythingishistory. Here are the clues weworked on: Mode of transportation Dress Role of minorities or females Entertainment Occupations Technology

  33. Historical Fiction Virtual Help Box Dictionary – www.m-w.com The Great Stink www.choleraandthethames.co.uk/cholera-in-london/the-great-stink/ Girls and poverty in Victorian England www.theepicrat.com/2010/03/get-scoop-on-ys-lee.html Lascars & the East India Company www.southampton.ac.uk/archaeology/research/projects/lascar_lives_and_the_east_india_company.page Limehouse www.portcities.org.uk/london/server/show/ConNarrative.127/chapterId/2613/Chinese-in-the-Port-of-London.html

  34. Historical Fiction Eras • Trappedbetween the Lash and the Gun by Whitmore • Fallen Angels by Myers • Witch Child by Rees • SomeoneNamed Eva by Wolf • Pink and Say (Civil War)

  35. Section 5 – Poetry • What is figurative language? RL.7.4 • What is the difference between literary devices and sound devices? L.7.5.A • Why are words more important in poetry than in narratives? L.7.5 • What do we learn when we dig between the words? RL.7.5

  36. The One book Amy uses

  37. Let’s not forget Lyrics to songs

  38. Figurative Language • Sound Devices or Literary Devices • Alliteration • Rhyme • Onomatopoeia • Rhythm • Assonance • - Personification • - Simile • - Metaphor • - Allusion • Allegory • Idiom

  39. Book Spine Poetry

  40. Found Poems

  41. Remember…. There is no magic book…

  42. But there are cake mix teachers

  43. Blogs (To view or send your teachers to)

  44. Amy’s Favorite Picture books

  45. Must have books – not picture Scieszka - Guys Read Funny, Thriller, Sports Page, & OtherWorlds

  46. Amy’s Top books

  47. Sarah’s Favorites

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