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  1. 1. Rocking the Landscape of Literature and Literacy: Books that Rock!<br />eBooks, audiobooks, metafiction, graphic novels, blurred genres, and much more…<br />
  2. 2. www.SlideShare.net/ProfessorNana<br />With Dr. Teri S. Lesesne(rhymes with insane)<br />
  3. 3.  <br /> <br />Karen Jensen, Ohio LMS<br />
  4. 4. Graphic novels<br />Graphic novels<br />Graphic novels<br />Series, <br />books into <br />movies, <br />humor<br />Series, <br />books into <br />movies, <br />humor<br />Series, <br />books into <br />movies, <br />humor<br />Nonfiction<br />Nonfiction<br />Nonfiction<br />metafiction<br />metafiction<br />metafiction<br />Picture books<br />For<br />Older readers<br />Picture books<br />For<br />Older readers<br />Picture books<br />For<br />Older readers<br />Books about Butts?<br />Books about Butts?<br />Books about Butts?<br />
  5. 5.  Sparknotes for Goodnight Moon<br />  <br />Context<br /> <br />America after the Great War was full of economic prosperity and social upheaval. Margaret Wise Brown, renowned children's book author, made it her life's goal to both comfort the youth of the era and expose the flaws of human advancement through her didactic work. In Goodnight Moon, Brown explores the relationship between a young bunny and his material possessions set against the backdrop of the Cold War. The book was met with critical and commercial success. Margaret Wise Brown's work, which has been translated into countless languages and has sold over 40 million copies, still resonates with children's librarians and counter-culture revolutionaries for its duality as good-natured poetry and allegory of human alienation. <br />5<br />
  6. 6. Goodnight Moon<br />6<br />Plot Overview<br /> <br />A bunny says goodnight to the moon and other things. <br />
  7. 7. Goodnight Moon<br />7<br />Possible Essay Questions<br /> <br />1) Analyze the scene in which the bunny says goodnight to the lighthouse in relationship with the rest of the book. Cite textual evidence whenever possible.<br /> <br />2) Compare and contrast Goodnight Moon with The Sun Also Rises. Whose sentences are simpler: Brown's or Hemingway's?<br /> <br />3) What have you said goodnight to? Analyze what that says about you. Try not to cry.<br /> <br />
  8. 8. Not just looking at fads and trends…<br />Looking at shift in paradigms<br />
  9. 9. The first dimensional shift has to do with literacy and how it is evolving. Literacy today involves not only text, but also image and screen literacy. The ability to "read" multimedia texts and to feel comfortable with new, multiple-media genres is decidedly nontrivial. <br />GROWING UP DIGITAL<br />John Seeley Brown<br />
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  11. 11.  <br />The developmental psychologist Jerome Bruner made a brilliant observation years ago when he said we can teach people about a subject matter like physics-its concepts, conceptual frameworks, its facts-and provide them with explicit knowledge of the field, but being a physicist involves a lot more than getting all the answers right at the end of each chapter. <br />John Seeley Brown<br />
  12. 12. Decoding vs. Reading<br />
  13. 13. Likewise, we can provide kids with all of the tools and skills of reading but not transform them into readers. Becoming a reader takes more than skills. <br />Me <br />
  14. 14. The first dimensional shift has to do with literacy and how it is evolving. Literacy today involves not only text, but also image and screen literacy. The ability to "read" multimedia texts and to feel comfortable with new, multiple-media genres is decidedly nontrivial. <br />GROWING UP DIGITAL<br />John Seeley Brown<br />
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  16. 16.  <br />The developmental psychologist Jerome Bruner made a brilliant observation years ago when he said we can teach people about a subject matter like physics-its concepts, conceptual frameworks, its facts-and provide them with explicit knowledge of the field, but being a physicist involves a lot more than getting all the answers right at the end of each chapter. <br />John Seeley Brown<br />
  17. 17. Likewise, we can provide kids with all of the tools and skills of reading but not transform them into readers. Becoming a reader takes more than skills. <br />Me <br />
  18. 18. Decoding vs. Reading<br />
  19. 19. Metafiction<br />Forms and formats (audio, ebooks, vooks, etc.)<br />Blending and blurring of genres<br />What is ROCKING the Landscape?<br />
  20. 20. Everything Old is New Again…Metafiction<br />Philip Nel<br />http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/2010/09/03/metafiction-children-users-guide<br />
  21. 21. What is METAFICTION?<br />Simply, it is fiction ABOUT fiction<br />A book that reflects on what a book IS<br />Blurs the boundaries of STORY<br />Can also include METAPICTURES (pictures that reflect upon nature of pictures)<br />Confused? Let’s see some examples<br />
  22. 22. METAFICTION Personified<br />
  23. 23. Metafiction for Younger Readers<br />
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  26. 26. ISBN, TOC…<br />
  27. 27. Metafiction and some textless<br />
  28. 28. METAFICTION FOR OLDER READERS<br />
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  30. 30. Different formats and platforms<br />Audio<br />eBooks<br />
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  32. 32. Audiobooks: Forms and formats<br />
  33. 33. eBooks<br />Kindle<br />iPad readers<br />
  34. 34. Form and format<br />
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  38. 38. Textless Books: Using Illustrations in lieu of words<br />
  39. 39. Getting Graphic<br />
  40. 40. For younger readers<br />
  41. 41. Great Graphic Novels Top 10<br />41<br />
  42. 42. GN Biography<br />
  43. 43. Award winning GN<br />
  44. 44. For mature readers<br />
  45. 45. Blurring the boundaries<br />
  46. 46. And creating some that are new<br />
  47. 47. Graphic Nonfiction<br />
  48. 48. Nonfiction, kinda<br />
  49. 49. Digital Reading (and writing)<br />
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  56. 56. Ch-ch-ch-changes!<br />

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