Of Dæmons, Dust, and Dark Materials: Using The Golden Compass to teach science to struggling readers Karen Boran, Ed.D. Chicago Public Schools Sharon Hartrich Kaplan K-12 October 20, 2007
Overview and Purpose Setting... • Visualizing Lyra’s Oxford -- Sharon • Mini-Lesson: Is science the magic that we understand? -- Karen • Unit Materials’ Overview -- Sharon and Karen • Is Childhood Innocent? -- Sharon • Dark Materials and Text Structure -- Karen • Q & A -- Karen and Sharon
Visualizing Lyra’s Oxford Floorstorming with Sharon
Mini-Lesson: The role of fantasy in reading science Genre studies with Karen
What’s in the packet? Debriefing the unit materials -- Sharon and Karen
Is Childhood Innocent? Character Quotes and Writing in role with Sharon
Dust and Dark Materials Text structure and the reading of science with Karen
Karen Boran Leadership Coach High School Transformation 773-553-1221 Kmboran@cps.k12.il.us Sharon Hartrich Instructional Coach High School Transformation 312-520-5722 Sharon.Hartrich@kaplan.com Questions?