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Tuesday, February 12 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Picture Books that Break the Traditional Story Format and Create Visual Curiosity and Critical and Creative Learning Experiences LIMITED

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Not all picture books follow the traditional story format of character, plot, setting and solution. Breaking the traditional picture book format, these alternative structure fiction books provide a non traditional and intriguing format that support and broaden critical and creative thinking as well as inferential comprehension. These books many of which are in your classroom already beckon the reader to ponder over the pictures and text and then discover often hidden meanings. Examples and explanations of how these books work will be shared and a bibliography of these cleverly authored and illustrated books will be shared.

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Laura Beltchenko

ELA and Assessment Content Specialist, North Cook Intermediate Service Center
Laura Beltchenko is a 34 year veteran educator. Her career in public education included classroom teacher, reading specialist, teacher and coordinator of gifted education programs as well as an associate superintendent of curriculum and instruction for a Chicago suburban school district... Read More →


Tuesday February 12, 2019 3:15pm - 4:15pm PST
Colorado 336 East North Water Street, Chicago IL