Critical Approaches To Teaching The High School Novel

Author by : Crag Hill
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : This edited collection will turn a critical spotlight on the set of texts that has constituted the high school canon of literature for decades. By employing a set of fresh, vibrant critical lenses—such as youth studies and disabilities studies— that are often unfamiliar to advanced students and scholars of secondary English, this book provides divergent approaches to traditional readings and pedagogical practices surrounding these familiar works. By introducing and applying these interpretive frames to the field of secondary English education, this book demonstrates that there is more to say about these texts, ways to productively problematize them, and to reconfigure how they may be read and used in the classroom.


Teaching Graphic Novels

Author by : Katie Monnin
Languange : en
Publisher by : Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
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Description : "Harness the power of graphic novels to promote literacy and engage all secondary students with Teaching Graphic Novels by Katie Monnin! Address print-text and image literacies, from navigating text features to creating standards-based lessons on reading comprehension, fiction/nonfiction, written response, critical thinking, and media literacy. Complete with examples from graphic novels, professional resource suggestions, strategies that can be used with any graphic novel, cross-indexes of middle and high school graphic novels and themes, reproducibles, and extra support for English-language learners. Teaching Graphic Novels was a finalist for both the 2009 ForeWord Education Book of the Year and the 2010 AEP Distinguished Achievement Award in the 6-8 Curriculum and Instruction category!"


Critical Approaches To The Fiction Of Margaret Laurence

Author by : C.E. Nicholson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Description : The essays collected in this volume offer a range of different approaches to the significance of the work of Margaret Laurence, historical, feminist, descriptive and thematic, in which critics from Europe, America and Canada offer assessments of this 20th century novelist.


Reading Learning Teaching Barbara Kingsolver

Author by : Paul Lee Thomas
Languange : en
Publisher by : Peter Lang
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Description : Introduces the work of American author Barbara Kingsolver and gives suggestions for incorporating it into a reading and writing curriculum.


Murder 101

Author by : Edward J. Rielly
Languange : en
Publisher by : McFarland
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Description : This collection of essays examines how college professors teach the genre of detective fiction and provides insight into how the reader may apply such strategies to his or her own courses. Multi-disciplinary in scope, the essays cover teaching in the areas of literature, law, history, sociology, anthropology, architecture, gender studies, cultural studies, and literary theory. Also included are sample syllabi, writing assignments, questions for further discussion, reading lists, and further aids for course instruction.


Creative Approaches To Reading Fiction Seven Complete Teaching Guides

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Critical Encounters In Secondary English

Author by : Deborah Appleman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Teachers College Press
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Description : Because of the emphasis placed on nonfiction and informational texts by the Common Core State Standards, literature teachers all over the country are re-evaluating their curriculum and looking for thoughtful ways to incorporate nonfiction into their courses. They are also rethinking their pedagogy as they consider ways to approach texts that are outside the usual fare of secondary literature classrooms. The Third Edition of Critical Encounters in Secondary English provides an integrated approach to incorporating nonfiction and informational texts into the literature classroom. Grounded in solid theory with new field-tested classroom activities, this new edition shows teachers how to adapt practices that have always defined good pedagogy to the new generation of standards for literature instruction. New for the Third Edition: A new preface and new introduction that discusses the CCSS and their implications for literature instruction. Lists of nonfiction texts at the end of each chapter related to the critical lens described in that chapter. A new chapter on new historicism, a critical lens uniquely suited to interpreting nonfiction and informational sources. New classroom activities created and field-tested specifically for use with nonfiction texts. Additional activities that demonstrate how informational texts can be used in conjunction with traditional literary texts. “What a smart and useful book!” —Mike Rose, University of California, Los Angeles “[This book] has enriched my understanding both of teaching literature and of how I read. I know of no other book quite like it.” —Michael W. Smith, Temple University, College of Education “I have recommended Critical Encounters to every group of preservice and practicing teachers that I have taught or worked with and I will continue to do so.” —Ernest Morrell, director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME), Teachers College, Columbia University


Critical Approaches To Young Adult Literature

Author by : Kathy Howard Latrobe
Languange : en
Publisher by : Neal Schuman Pub
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Description : Explores various facets of creating a vibrant YA reading community such as inquiry-based learning, promoting and motivating reading, collection management, understanding multiple intelligences, accepting diverse beliefs, and acting as a change agent to name a few.


Graphic Novels In High School And Middle School Classrooms

Author by : William Boerman-Cornell
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rowman & Littlefield
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Description : Graphic Novels in High School and Middle School Classrooms is the ultimate guide for using graphic novels and learning how the graphic novel format can support critical thinking and help reach disciplinary goals in any subject. Using specific graphic novels, this book helps students read, question, and write about both fiction and non-fiction.


Harper Lee S To Kill A Mockingbird

Author by : Michael J. Meyer
Languange : en
Publisher by : Scarecrow Press
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Description : To commemorate To Kill a Mockingbird's 50th anniversary, Meyer has assembled a collection of new essays that celebrate this enduring work of American literature. These essays approach the novel from educational, legal, social, and thematic perspectives.