Teaching English So It Matters: Creating Curriculum For and With High School Students / Edition 1

Teaching English So It Matters: Creating Curriculum For and With High School Students / Edition 1

by Deborah E. Stern
     
 

This is a clear presentation of the rationale and steps required by an English teacher to develop a thinking, meaning-centred curriculum. The first part of the book studies the development of the co-creative classroom in which the students participate in curriculum development. Issues tackled include classroom management and assessment of student work. The second part… See more details below

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This is a clear presentation of the rationale and steps required by an English teacher to develop a thinking, meaning-centred curriculum. The first part of the book studies the development of the co-creative classroom in which the students participate in curriculum development. Issues tackled include classroom management and assessment of student work. The second part comprises individual units of instruction, complete with daily lesson plans, selected readings and student worksheets. The volume will have a broad appeal to both teachers and high school students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803961838
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/07/1994
Series:
English and Language Arts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - William Ayers
Foreword - Mark Perry
PART ONE: THE COCREATIVE CLASSROOM
Teaching with - Instead of to - Students
Teachers' Concerns
Developing Student-Centered Curriculum
Instructional Procedures and Student Guidelines
PART TWO: THEMATIC INSTRUCTIONAL UNITS
Sex Roles, Power and Identity
Racism
Education
The Streets
The Hero

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