Using Young Adult Literature in the English Classroom / Edition 3

Using Young Adult Literature in the English Classroom / Edition 3

by John H. Bushman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130264555

ISBN-13: 9780130264558

Pub. Date: 12/22/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This practical methods book provides future middle and high school English teachers with the direction they'll need to choose adolescent literature and to develop ideas for teaching it.  Using a highly effective conversational tone, the book provides the latest information about young adult literature in a short, concisely written,…  See more details below

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This practical methods book provides future middle and high school English teachers with the direction they'll need to choose adolescent literature and to develop ideas for teaching it.  Using a highly effective conversational tone, the book provides the latest information about young adult literature in a short, concisely written, classroom-oriented format. The authors show the busy English teacher how to accomplish four important teaching goals including life-long reading, reader response, teaching the classics, and reaching a diverse student population. English Teachers, Grades 6-12.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130264558
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
12/22/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
331
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Young adults and the literature that meets their needs and interests1
Ch. 2Evaluating young adult literature30
Ch. 3Using reader response to begin52
Ch. 4The reading-writing connection89
Ch. 5The language connection115
Ch. 6Organizing the literature132
Ch. 7Young adult literature and the classics167
Ch. 8Diversity in young adult literature186
Ch. 9Media and young adult literature205
Ch. 10The censorship issues252
Ch. 11Young adult literature : a brief history272

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