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READING LADDERS<br />Taking readers from Point  A To Point B and Beyond<br />
crazy state laws<br />I love to laugh…<br />
Alaska<br />Whispering in someone’s ear while he’s moose hunting is prohibited.<br />
Florida<br />If you tie an elephant to a parking meter, you must pay the same parking fee as you would for a vehicle.<br />
Indiana<br />The value of pi is 4, and not 3.1415.<br />
New Jersey<br />It’s against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.<br />
Oklahoma<br />It’s forbidden to take a bite out of another person’s hamburger.<br />
Texas<br />You may not shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.<br />
What does all this have to do with reading?<br />
and move forward into the century with Reading Ladders<br />It’s time to change rules<br />
http://professornana.livejournal.com<br />Where to get materials?<br />
Combines elements of<br />Thematic unit<br />Vertical alignment and planning<br />Horizontal alignment and planning<br />M...
WHY Reading Ladders?<br />Research shows that PROFICIENT readers make connections from text to text<br />MOST of our stude...
Where to begin?<br />2011 Award winners<br />New books<br />The canon?<br />
2011 Winners for Nonfiction<br />
Nonfiction Reading Ladder<br />Biographical or <br />Historical<br />
Biographical<br />
Historical<br />
2011 Printz Winners<br />Dystopia<br />1984<br />Brave New World<br />Mad Max<br />Hunger Games<br />Chaos Walking<br />
2011 Printz Winners<br />Different Directions<br />Setting in frozen wasteland<br />Teen having to defend self and family<...
2011 Printz Winners<br />Lord of the Flies<br />
How can we build ladders?<br />Themes<br />Genre<br />Forms and formats<br />
Humor Reading Ladder<br />Development of Humor<br />	physical<br />character<br />	situation<br />	language<br />
Physical Humor<br />
Situational Humor<br />
Character-based humor<br />
Language and Humor<br />
More of the funny<br />
Changing Landscape of Literacy and Literature<br />New Books<br />
Metafiction Ladder<br />
metafiction<br />
metafiction<br />
metafiction<br />
metafiction<br />
The Canon<br />
Canon to Contemporary<br />
Canon to Contemporary<br />
Canon to Contemporary<br />
Canon to Contemporary<br />
Canon to Contemporary<br />
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  1. 1. READING LADDERS<br />Taking readers from Point A To Point B and Beyond<br />
  2. 2. crazy state laws<br />I love to laugh…<br />
  3. 3. Alaska<br />Whispering in someone’s ear while he’s moose hunting is prohibited.<br />
  4. 4. Florida<br />If you tie an elephant to a parking meter, you must pay the same parking fee as you would for a vehicle.<br />
  5. 5. Indiana<br />The value of pi is 4, and not 3.1415.<br />
  6. 6. New Jersey<br />It’s against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.<br />
  7. 7. Oklahoma<br />It’s forbidden to take a bite out of another person’s hamburger.<br />
  8. 8. Texas<br />You may not shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.<br />
  9. 9. What does all this have to do with reading?<br />
  10. 10. and move forward into the century with Reading Ladders<br />It’s time to change rules<br />
  11. 11. http://professornana.livejournal.com<br />Where to get materials?<br />
  12. 12. Combines elements of<br />Thematic unit<br />Vertical alignment and planning<br />Horizontal alignment and planning<br />Moves students to more independence in selecting reading materials<br />Makes connections between and among books<br />What IS a Reading Ladder?<br />
  13. 13. WHY Reading Ladders?<br />Research shows that PROFICIENT readers make connections from text to text<br />MOST of our students never progress beyond BASIC<br />NAEP indicates only 3% of students score at PROFICIENT level (since 1992 there has been NO growth at this level)<br />
  14. 14. Where to begin?<br />2011 Award winners<br />New books<br />The canon?<br />
  15. 15. 2011 Winners for Nonfiction<br />
  16. 16. Nonfiction Reading Ladder<br />Biographical or <br />Historical<br />
  17. 17. Biographical<br />
  18. 18. Historical<br />
  19. 19. 2011 Printz Winners<br />Dystopia<br />1984<br />Brave New World<br />Mad Max<br />Hunger Games<br />Chaos Walking<br />
  20. 20. 2011 Printz Winners<br />Different Directions<br />Setting in frozen wasteland<br />Teen having to defend self and family<br />Guns<br />
  21. 21. 2011 Printz Winners<br />Lord of the Flies<br />
  22. 22. How can we build ladders?<br />Themes<br />Genre<br />Forms and formats<br />
  23. 23. Humor Reading Ladder<br />Development of Humor<br /> physical<br />character<br /> situation<br /> language<br />
  24. 24. Physical Humor<br />
  25. 25. Situational Humor<br />
  26. 26. Character-based humor<br />
  27. 27. Language and Humor<br />
  28. 28. More of the funny<br />
  29. 29. Changing Landscape of Literacy and Literature<br />New Books<br />
  30. 30. Metafiction Ladder<br />
  31. 31. metafiction<br />
  32. 32. metafiction<br />
  33. 33. metafiction<br />
  34. 34. metafiction<br />
  35. 35. The Canon<br />
  36. 36. Canon to Contemporary<br />
  37. 37. Canon to Contemporary<br />
  38. 38. Canon to Contemporary<br />
  39. 39. Canon to Contemporary<br />
  40. 40. Canon to Contemporary<br />
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