Teaching Young Adult Literature : Sharing the Connection

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This guide to the methods and techniques of teaching adolescent literature provides a practical orientation and teaching tools that effectively supplement the literature that instructors will use in the course. A small sampling of adolescent literature is also included.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495476177
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/13/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition

Table of Contents

Introduction. PART 1: SETTING THE SRAGE. 1. What is Young Adult Literature? 2. Exploring Authors and Books. 3. Learning about the Young Adult in Young Adult Literature. 4. Connecting Young Adult Literature with Students. PART 2: ESTABLISHING A CONNECTION IWTH YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE. Introduction, Part 2. 5. The Literature Curriculum: Invoking the Young Adult Reader. 6. Implementing the Young Adult Reader Involvement Model. 7. Teacher Roles for Teaching Young Adult Literature. 8. Selecting Young Adult Literature. PART 3: MAKING THE YOUNG ADULT CLASSROOM WORK. Introduction, Part 3. 9. Creating an Environment for Young Adult Learners. 10. Improving Classroom Interaction: Making Discussion and Writing Real. 11. More Strategies for Using Young Adult Literature. Bibliography of Books for Young Adult Readers. References. Appendices.

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