ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS - GENERAL

 

 


BOOKLISTS

Australian School Library Association Booklists Lists of books for all age levels and on a variety of topics.

Compassion Books - Grief Resources Commercial site listing "over 400 resources to help children and adults through serious illness, death, loss, grief and bereavement". Search the entire list or by topics such as Children/Teens and grief; Death in a Family; Teachers and Schools; Death of a Child, Tramatic Deaths, Suicide and Violence.

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BOYS & READING

25 Ideas to Motivate Young Readers! Gary Hopkins. June 2002. Education World. Reprinted from Pizza Hut's Book It® Reading Program.

"2004 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers" American Library Association. 2003. Titles published late 2002 through 2003. 30 fiction, 49 nonfiction titles.

ALA: Tips to Encourage Reading ALA Teen Read site containing book lists and tips to encourage reading.

Boys and Girls Differ in Their Reading Habits Teacher Librarian magazine article by Patrick Jones and Dawn Cartwright Fiorelli.

"Boys demonstrate literacy in ways the current curriculum doesn't assess" Blair, Heather and Kathy Sanford. On Line Opinion. February 2003. From Australia's e-journal of social and political debate.

Boys' Education Links to various site about effective education methods for boys. Maintained by Trinity College, Australia.

Boys, Literacy and Reading Links to various site about effective education methods for boys. Maintained by Trinity College, Australia.

Books for Reluctant Readers The 2Rs. Suggested titles and links to other sites selected.

Boy power! : Old favourites and new winners Winnipeg Public Library. Suggested readings for parents, web sites, picture books, novels, nonfiction.

Dads Read Kevin O'Malley 2003. American Library Association. Recommended books for dads to read to their sons.

Funny Books River East Transcona and Pembina Trails School Divisions. February 2004. Recommended books and web sites by early, middle, senior.

"Guidelines for book selection that portray fathering." Herb, Steven and Sara Willoughby-Herb. Connecting Fathers, Children, and Reading. American Library Association. A list of 10 guides for collection development on this topic.

Guys Read Jon Scieszka. A web based literacy program.

If Your Boy Won't Read Contains suggestions and lists such as comic books, fantasy, sports for encouraging boys to read.

Kathleen Odean's personal kid-tested favourites 2003. American Library Association. Recommended list for boys. Age levels (3-13) provided.

Librarians helping guys read Jon Scieszka. 2003. American Library Association.

Me Read! No Way! A Practical Guide to Improving Boys' Literacy Skills This brochure published by Ontario Education provides practical strategies for supporting student success in literacy with a focus on boys' literacy.

"What do guys read? Magazines" Jones, Patrick. Do it right! Best practices for serving young adults in school and public libraries. Neal-Schuman, 2001. American Library Associaton. List of recommended magazines for boys. Covers a variety of subjects and includes comics.

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LITERACY

The Attributes of a Good Literacy Teacher A list of effective literacy qualities teachers prepared, by Trinity College, Australia.

Critical Literacy From Australia's Trinity College. Contains various assessment tools.

Four Resources Model of Literacy A literacy model from Australia's Trinity College.

Four Roles of a Literate Person Proficiencies of language use as prepared by Trinity College, Australia.

Graphic Organisers and Mind Maps Links to various graphic organizers. This site is maintained by Trinity College, Australia.

IASL: Literacy Resources Resources cover all areas of literacy from pre-school to adult.

Intnerational Reading Association

Key Competencies Involve Literacy Maintaine by Trinity College, Australia.

KidReach: The Online Reading Center Education World site. Help for motivating PreK-8 students to read.

Literacy in Curriculum Framework From Australia's Trinity College.

Literacy: National Literacy Trust UK site with links to research, reading, resources, literacy sites and more including a Policy Paper on Literacy and Social Inclusion.

Literacy Across The Curriculum From Australia's Trinity College, contains links such as K-12 Literacy Strategies, Adult Literacy, Papers.

Me Read, No Way Manitoba Education publication. A practical guide to improving boys' literacy skills

Read, Write, Think

Reading Links to topics such as literacy.

Research, Study Skills and Information Literacy How to research and study links. Maintained by Trinity College, Australia.

Teaching Resources, Rubrics, Matrices, Utilities From Austalia's Trinity College. Contains various assessment tools.

What is Critical Literacy? From Australia's Trinity College.

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Last updated: October 4, 2006