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Teaching Literature to Adolescents

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Designed to introduce prospective English teachers to current methods of teaching literature in middle and high school classrooms, this popular textbook explores a variety of innovative approaches that incorporate reading, writing, drama, talk, and media production. Each chapter is organized around specific questions that English educators often hear in working with preser

Paperback, 288 pages
Published November 10th 2010 by Routledge (first published 2005)
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J. Alfred
If you ever get a hankering for a vaguely supercilious book with a few good tips on teaching and a whole mess of uninteresting theoretical polemics, look no further. And if you love finding typos by published authors, you're in luck! You'd think with four people's names on the cover somebody could copy edit, but I guess there are more important things to do, like attend conferences and schmooze (literally recommended in the last chapter-- do I sound frustrated with the state of education?)
There are some very good tools and ideas in this book. However, I often get confused about what she is talking about because she doesn't elaborate on an idea until later. The organization can become confusing as well.
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