Teaching Literature to Adolescents / Edition 1

Teaching Literature to Adolescents / Edition 1

by Richard Beach, Deborah Appleman, Bob Fecho, Rob Simon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805841954

ISBN-13: 9780805841954

Pub. Date: 11/30/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This text for preservice and inservice English education courses presents current methods of teaching literature to middle and high school students. The methods are based on social-constructivist/socio-cultural theories of literacy learning, and incorporate research on literary response conducted by the authors.  See more details below

Overview

This text for preservice and inservice English education courses presents current methods of teaching literature to middle and high school students. The methods are based on social-constructivist/socio-cultural theories of literacy learning, and incorporate research on literary response conducted by the authors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805841954
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/30/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1Goals for teaching literature : what does it mean to teach literature?1
2Understanding students' individual differences : who are my students?22
3Planning and organizing literature instruction : how do I decide what to teach?40
4Using drama to foster interpretation : how can I help students read better?67
5Leading classroom discussions of literature : how do I get students to talk about literature?86
6Writing about literature : how do I get students to write about literature?101
7Using narratives in the classroom for both teaching and learning literature : what's the use of story?122
8Teaching text- and task-specific strategies : how does the shape of a text change the shape of my teaching?144
9Teaching the classics : do I have to teach the Canon, and if so, how do I do it?164
10Multiple perspectives to engage students with literature : what are different ways of seeing?181
11Teaching media literacy : what else is a text and how do I teach it?196
12Assessing and evaluating student's learning : how do I know what students have learned?214
13Text selection, censorship, creating an ethical classroom environment, and teacher professionalism : how do I stay in control, out of trouble, and continue to develop as a teacher?241

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