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Professional Books for Us

Kristin Fontichiaro’s book Active Learning Through Drama, Podcasting, and Puppetry activelearning Professional Books for Usfrom Libraries Unlimited (www.lu.com) is one of the top books I’m putting to use this year. Intended for grades K-8, you need this book to help teachers with Listening and Speaking skills standards.

This year I had many teachers upset when they realized at the last moment that they were expected to have given ten listening and ten speaking grades during the first nine weeks. Fortunately I could pull out Chapter 3: Telling and Retelling Stories Through Drama: Narrative Pantomine and Circle Drama.

Each week I will be adding titles to this list. Be sure to chime in with your comments.