Quality Literature


Deciding which books to use with your students can be a exciting challenge. In the video clip below, Dr.Cornelia Hoogland talks about the characteristics of "good" children's literature.

An interview with Cornelia Hoogland, Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada.


Once you have found some high quality children's literature, you can use book talks to motivate your students to read them. In the video clip below, Hilary Zareian creates a digital book talk. View the clip and consider the characteristics of an effective book talk.

Book Talk: December

Book Talk: Harmonica