Inquiry-Based English Instruction: Engaging Students in Life and Literature / Edition 1

Inquiry-Based English Instruction: Engaging Students in Life and Literature / Edition 1

by Richard Beach, Jamie Myers
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807741023
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
06/08/2001
Series:
Language and Literacy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
1Constructing Social Worlds: An Introduction1
Pt. IA Model for Inquiry-Based English Instruction
2A Practice-Oriented Curriculum for Inquiry into Social Worlds17
3A Social Worlds Unit in Ninth-Grade English26
4Inquiry Strategies: Immersing; Identifying Concerns, Issues, and Dilemmas; and Contextualizing51
5Critiquing and Transforming Social Worlds67
6Tools for Representing Social Worlds84
Pt. IIResources for Studying Social Worlds
7Peer Worlds103
8School and Sports Worlds120
9Family and Romance Worlds135
10Community and Workplace Worlds151
11Virtual Worlds165
12Conclusion: Critical Consciousness Through Inquiry into Social Worlds183
References189
Index199
About the Authors211

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