Modern Fiction about School Teaching: An Anthology / Edition 1

Modern Fiction about School Teaching: An Anthology / Edition 1

by Jay S. Blanchard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205152503

ISBN-13: 9780205152506

Pub. Date: 12/28/1995

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

'This is an exceedingly engaging story that allows the reader to see...into the wishful mind of a teacher who has no satisfactory answers for his children, but instead fabricates a scenario that might actually help explain why 'life is that which gives meaning to life.''--Dr. Robert Donmoyer, The Ohio State University  See more details below

Overview

'This is an exceedingly engaging story that allows the reader to see...into the wishful mind of a teacher who has no satisfactory answers for his children, but instead fabricates a scenario that might actually help explain why 'life is that which gives meaning to life.''--Dr. Robert Donmoyer, The Ohio State University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205152506
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Pages:
333
Product dimensions:
6.99(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Ch. 1Teaching and Learning1
The Heart of This or That Man3
Peyo Merce: English Teacher9
A Country Boy Withdraws from School12
Excerpt from Staggerford16
The Boy Who Couldn't Read21
Grade 5B and the Well-Fed Rat28
Ch. 2Connections and Relationships33
El Tim36
Rules and Secrets41
Class Wars47
Doctor Jack-o'-Lantern53
Untimely Aid62
Robert66
Ch. 3Families75
You Know What, Teacher?77
The Boy Without a Flag83
The Exercise92
The Second-Grade Mind96
The Bufords106
Father's Help113
Ch. 4Special Challenges117
The Blue Eagle120
A Wreath for Miss Totten128
Space Is a Solid: Kari Lee134
Class Outing137
Little Brown Jesus145
Ch. 5A Child's Point of View149
The First Day151
Fun with a Stranger154
The First Robin in the World160
Books167
Her174
The Fun They Had179
Ch. 6Pride and Prejudices181
The Boy Who Painted Christ Black183
See How They Run187
As the Night the Day199
Limbo206
Revenge211
Ch. 7Rewards and Privileges219
Awards221
Rebecca by Any Other Name225
Discipline230
All Little Colored Children Should Play the Harmonica237
The Wrong Lunch Line244
Ch. 8The World Beyond247
Ricardo's War249
Citizens of the Third Grade256
How I Became a Jew261
The Day We Discovered We Were Black269
Ch. 9The World of Imagination273
The Windows of Wonder275
The Believing Child278
The Anything Box287
Kindergarten295
Ch. 10Life and Death297
The School299
Death and Transfiguration of a Teacher301
Gryphon303
Death in the Fifth Grade313
Appendix316
Notes on the Authors317
Bibliography325
Subject Index327
Index333

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