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It's Critical

  • Title:It's Critical: Coaching Critical and Creative Comprehension Using Different Text Forms
  • Author:David Booth
  • Publication Date:October 2008
  • Grade Level:K-8
  • ISBN:9781551382289
  • Publisher:Pembroke

All text comes with layers of meaning influenced by the background knowledge and attitudes of readers. This valuable resource examines the power of language and persuasion helps students critically examine and negotiate the underlying meaning in all that they read and see. It asks them to consider the author's purpose, and to appreciate that each text is written from a particular point of view.

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Author Bio

David Booth is Coordinator of Elementary Programs at OISE/University of Toronto. For more than 25 years he has worked with teachers in creating, applying, and evaluating approaches to how children learn to read and write. As a classroom teacher, consultant, speaker, and writer he has delighted thousands with his energy, enthusiasm, and commitment.

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