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Author Pelton, Mary Helen White.
Title Reading is not a spectator sport / by Mary Helen Pelton ; illustrated by Joan Garner.
Imprint Englewood, Colo. : Teacher Ideas Press, 1993.

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Author Pelton, Mary Helen White.
Subject Reading (Elementary)
Education, Elementary -- Activity programs.
Children -- Books and reading.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 264 pages) : illustrations
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 0585211140 (electronic bk.)
9780585211145 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 44957176
Additional Format Print version: Pelton, Mary Helen White. Reading is not a spectator sport. Englewood, Colo. : Teacher Ideas Press, 1993 1563081180 (DLC) 93026165 (OCoLC)28505448
Table of Contents
1People Who Have Played and Won1
2The Teacher as Coach11
3Getting the Playing Field Just Right: Creating a Literacy Environment45
4Children as Sports Writers: Written Responses to Literature53
5Children as Announcers: Using Drama and Storytelling73
6Children as Publicists: Using Art and Book Reviews95
7Building the Team: Cooperative Learning Activities109
8Putting the Game in Context: Reading Across the Curriculum Through Thematic Units119
9Working in the Weight Room: Heading for the Reading Centers129
10Reviewing the Play-By-Play: Making TV Work for You139
11There's More Than One Way to Play the Game145
12Promoting the Sport: Events and Programs That Promote Reading153
13Administrators as Cheerleaders165
14Peanuts, Popcorn, and Other Incentives173
15Parents as Talent Scouts: Getting Your Players Ready for the Major Leagues179
16The Librarian as the General Manager195
17Communities Supporting the Home Team205
18A Few Equivalents of the NFL, NBA: National Organizations Supporting and Promoting Reading211
19Every Player a Winner223
 Appendix A: Booklists225
 Appendix B: Bound Books230
 Appendix C: Television Resources233
 Literature Resources251
 About the Author264

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