Sunday, April 20, 2008

Speaking of Earth Day

Recently I received due to my International Reading Association Book Club membership, the book Comprehension Shouldn't Be Silent: From Strategy Instruction to Student Independence by Michelle J. Kelley and Nicki Clausen-Grace. Great book which probably will be a book club at the VSB in the fall! I love their approach to "silent reading" which is renamed R5 (Read, Relax, Reflect, Respond, and Rap, but when I was skimming I discovered that the National Science Teachers Association (NTSA) website offers a annotated lists of Outstanding Science Trade Books organized under the eight science content standards. I googled, and what a great resource!