Some resources to seek out for this assignment:
Classroom Talk (Curriculum)
Games for everyone : explore the dynamics of movement, communication, problem solving and drama (Curriculum)
Guiding the reading process : techniques and strategies for successful instruction in K-8 (Chilliwack)
Improvisation : learning through drama (Curriculum)
It's critical! : Classroom strategies for promoting critical and creative comprehension (Curriculum)
Stories in the classroom : storytelling, reading aloud and roleplaying with children (Barton & Booth) (Chilliwack)
Whatever happened to language arts? : -- it's alive and well and part of successful literacy classrooms everywhere (Curriculum)
Story drama [videorecording] (Abbotsford AV- VHS)
Tomorrow's classroom today : strategies for creating active readers, writers, and thinkers (Chilliwack)
The art of teaching writing (Curriculum)
Unfortunately, Susan has never published the book she was originally going to do. You will want to check out her website: http://www.smartreading.ca/
Smart Learning presentation by Shawna Peterson. Chilliwack interpretation of Smart Reading. And a poster: Guide for smarter learning [picture] illustrating the philosophy:
Not a lot in Education journals has been written about this program.
Nonfiction reading power : teaching students how to think while they read all kinds of information (Curriculum)
**We also have Reading Power Kits organized by this approach’s methodology and here is example book: Giant Steps to Save the World This book is in the Reading Power IT or Intermediate Transform Kit.
The Trait Crate Kit Series. We have kits for K to Grade 5. **Scholastic has only published up to grade 5 Example record: Grade 5 (Curriculum- Kits Section)
North Vancouver School District
Writing 44 : a core writing framework. Primary (Curriculum)
Unfortunately, we don’t have any titles from these:
Open Court Reading
But you could try searching Education Research Databases (ERIC, Canadian Business &Current Affairs-has Canadian Education) to see what the Educational literature may say about them. Please note some programs or authors are more well known then others.