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On the Same Page: Shared Reading Beyond the Primary Grades


reviewed by Jacqueline Edmondson

coverTitle: On the Same Page: Shared Reading Beyond the Primary Grades
Author(s): Janet Allen
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers, Portland, ME
ISBN: 1571103325, Pages: 317, Year: 2002
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Janet Allenís new book On the Same Page: Shared Reading Beyond the Primary Grades, continues her research, teaching, and writing about adolescent readers (Allen, 2000; Allen, 1999; Allen & Gonzalez, 1998). In this text, she encourages educators to celebrate their voices and those of their students through shared reading experiences. According to Allen, shared reading, which involves teachers and students reading the same text together for specific instructional purposes, will help students to enjoy reading as they gain deeper understandings of texts that expand their experiences. Allenís work is a timely resource for upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers who are searching for ways to strategically engage their students in reading, particularly for teachers of students who may find conventional print-based materials challenging. Allenís work is a reminder that readers need to read, and she encourages educators to listen to students talk about their reading experiences and hopes, to respond to studentsí interests, and to engage students of all ability levels with pleasurable and complex texts... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 105 Number 4, 2003, p. 560-563
http://www.tcrecord.org/library ID Number: 11062, Date Accessed: 8/29/2014 1:17:08 AM


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