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Additional Resources for Teachers: Part 1

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Activity 1C.2: Reading to Establish Character
 
Rudolfo Anaya
From curandera to chupacabra: The stories of Rudolfo Anaya [Documentary video]. (2007). Retrieved June 17, 2009, from the KNME TV Web site,
 
Literature Circles
College of Education at Seattle University. (n.d.). Literature Circles Resource Center.
 
Daniels, H. (2002). Literature circles: Voice and choice in the student centered classroom. Portland,
OR: Stenhouse Publishers.
 
Gallagher, K. (2004). Chapter 6: The importance of collaboration. In Deeper reading:
Comprehending challenging texts (pp. 4–12). Portland, OR: Stenhouse Publishers.
 
LiteratureCircles.com [Web resource]. (n.d.). Retrieved May 5, 2009, from
 
Online Interviews with Writers about Developing Characters
AME writers
Barry Morrow [film screenwriter of Rain Man, Bill, and Bill on His Own] interview Pt. 3: The importance of character [Video interview with Stephen Jennings]. (n.d.). Retrieved August 13, 2009, from
 
Bergman, M,(n.d.). Screenwriter Tom Fontana [television screenwriter and producer of St. Elsewhere, Homicide, and Oz, interview transcript]. Teen Ink. Retrieved August 13, 2009, from
 
Gilchrist, T. (2009, November 13). Interview: ‘New moon’ screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg. Retrieved November 13, 2009, from     
www.cinematical.com/2009/11/13/new-moon-melissa-rosenberg-interview/
 
Making of—Insider interviews [Online interviews with screenwriters] (n.d.). Retrieved August 13, 2009, from
 
Screenwriter’s utopia—Screenwriter interviews [Online interviews with screenwriters]. (n.d.). Retrieved August 13, 2009 from
 
William Shatner interviews Stan Lee on spider-man [Video interview]. (n.d.). Retrieved August 13, 2009, from
 
Book Authors
A video interview with Beverly Cleary [Author of Henry Huggins, Beezus and Ramona, and Ramona the Pest—video interview and transcript]. (n.d.). Retrieved August 13, 2009, from
 
Alexander McCall Smith [Author of The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency books—video interview]. (n.d.). Retrieved August 13, 2009, from
 
Bookstream bookwrap: A clearing in the wild by Jane Kirkpatrick [Video clip, “About the characters”]. (n.d.). Retrieved August 13, 2009, from
Bookstream bookwrap: Everything changes by Jonathan Tropper [Video clips “Is this autobiographical?” and “My most outrageous character”]. (n.d.). Retrieved August 13, 2009, from
 
Activity 1C.3: Writing Character Monologues
Card, O. S. (1999). Elements of writing fiction: Characters and viewpoint. Cincinnati, OH: Writer’s
Digest.
 
Gallagher, K. (2004). Chapter 4: Effective first draft reading. In Deeper reading: Comprehending
challenging texts (pp. 4–12). Portland, OR: Stenhouse Publishers.
 
Gallagher, K. (2004). Chapter 7: Using metaphors to deepen comprehension. In Deeper reading:
Comprehending challenging texts, (pp. 4–12). Portland, OR: Stenhouse Publishers.
 
IDEA—International dialects of English archive: Dialects and accents [Audio clips]. (n.d.). Retrieved May 22, 2009, from