SideStreets Teacher’s Resource Guide

by Larry Swartz

Outlines, activities and ideas to help teachers guide students reading SideStreets books in the classroom.

The Lorimer SideStreets guide provides teachers with (a) an outline for helping students
to choose novels in the SideStreets series as well as (b) a choice of response activities
that offer students opportunities to make sense of what they have read in a variety of

About the Author

Larry Swartz

Larry Swartz
LARRY SWARTZ is an instructor in literacy as well as dramatic arts at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. He has been an educator for over thirty-six years and is well known for his use of children’s literature to help young people grow as readers, writers, and citizens of the world. As a classroom teacher, consultant, author, and speaker, Larry has shared his enthusiasm and expertise with teachers, administrators, teacher-librarians, and parents throughout Canada, the United States, and Asia. He is the author of several teacher resource publications.(more)

Subjects (BISAC)

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