Welcome to the 2019 Literacy Association of Tennessee Annual Conference in Murfreesboro, TN!
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Tuesday, December 10 • 11:30am - 12:20pm
Are picture books really for middle and high school students? Yes, they are!

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Imagine you walk into a K-5 classroom and see fascinating picture books and think to yourself, I want to read that book! If you have that feeling of enthusiasm when you read to your students, your students will be excited as well. This session will provide you information on how to utilize picture books to teach the elements of literature in the middle/high school classroom. The presentation will include modeling and explanation of strategies to effectively implement picture books in your middle/high classroom. Participates will delve into high-level picture books, wordless picture books, and picture books pertaining to social studies and STEM. Additionally, attendees will engage in collaborative discussions on how to best apply picture books in a middle/high school classroom. Come and learn how to effectively incorporate picture books in your middle/high school classroom and leave with ideas that you can use in your teaching.


Kelli Wisener

7th and 8th grade ELA teacher , Obion County Schools
Happy life, loving family, teaching reading

Tuesday December 10, 2019 11:30am - 12:20pm CST
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