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Session Number:
Time:
Room Number:
Speaker:
Helen Raczuk
Session Host:
Rod Lowry

Curriculum Focus:
Language Arts,
Grade Level:
DIV I, DIV II,
Title:
Invitation to Munsch
Topic:
Novel studies in grade one? Why not! This interactive session draws on three stories by Robert Munsch: Love you Forever, Mud Puddle and Mortimer.
Summary:
Novel studies in grade one? Why not! This interactive session draws on three stories by Robert Munsch: Love you Forever, Mud Puddle and Mortimer. Building on the concepts inherent in the stories, participants will see ways to extend picture books in the classroom to strengthen literacy skills, and build excitement for reaching. The workshop will include strategies for using mini books, readers theatre scripts, letter writing and much ore. Teachers who have worked with these materials report that students will come back a few years later, saying, \'remember when we did that Munsch stuff? It was the best!\'
Biography:
Helen Raczuk has been an educator for more than 30 years, working as a music educator, literacy consultant, author, workshop leader, on-line curriculum developer, Alberta Education curriculum coordinator, teacher librarian, homeschool facilitator, student teacher facilitator - to name a few. She is passionate about reading, presently working with a charter school as a literacy specialist mentoring teachers and working with students to strengthen literacy skills.
 

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