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Seattle Reading Council: Literacy: Innovation & Inclusion

October 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

SRC Kick Off Flyer Oct 24. 2017

 

Session 1 – Metafictive Picture Books:
Breaking the “Rules” to Engage & Entertain Metafictive techniques create new ways
for readers to interact with texts, offering pleasurable & thought-provoking experiences. This presentation identifies metafictive devices such as self-aware texts & experimental illustrative styles. Participants will explore contemporary metafictive pictures books & discuss strategies for supporting students’ understanding of & experience with metafiction.

 

Session 2 –
Diversity in Youth Literature: Where We Are in 2017 and Where We’ve Been
Despite increasing national diversity there remains a paucity of high quality diversity responsive youth literature. A brief historic overview will set the stage for today’s landscape. Participants will then explore diverse youth literature published in 2016-2017 & online sources to deepen knowledge of diverse books & authors, as well as contemporary issues.

 

Speaker: Dr. Wendy Gardiner @WendyGardiner2 @SeattleRdgCounc

Cost: FREE TO ALL!

BONUS: Find out about our two *NEW* SRC Ongoing Book Clubs!

Details

Date:
October 24, 2017
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Website:
https://www.zapevent.com/reg/event/11928

Organizer

Seattle Reading Council
Email:
rwensnahan@giddensschool.org

Venue

Thornton Creek Elementary, Library
7712 40th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115
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