The teaching of literature

by Ulysses Fayette Axtell

Publisher: C. W. Bardeen in Syracuse, N.Y

Written in English
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LC ClassificationsLB1575 .A96
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Pagination2 p.l., 7-108 p.
Number of Pages108
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Teaching literature. Classroom teaching should incorporate: dedicated classroom time for children to read, or be read to, and to discuss their reading; opportunities for children to be read to, to read with others, and to read by themselves; opportunities for children to respond to what they read in a variety of ways. Evidence base. Literature Teaching Guides We found 1, items Help your students learn to appreciate literature with our extensive collection of easy-to-use supplemental material that will assist students in enjoying and understanding fine literature. Literature is more experienced than taught (Glazer, , p. 51). Critical analysis of literature somehow destroys pleasure in it. Many people don’t focus their teaching of literature on the enhancement of pleasure because they believe that pleasure is private, too dependent on individual tastes and feelings to be taught (Nodelman & Reimer. of Literature and English Language were made. Keywords: literature, English language, language teaching and learning, symbiotic relationship 1. Introduction The significant role of English Language in the linguistic, educational, socio-economic and cultural settings of Nigeria is not in doubt.

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Teaching Literature is an inspirational guidebook for all teachers of English and American literature in higher education. Written by leading academic, prolific author and cultural journalist, Elaine Showalter; Original and provocative reflections on teaching literature in higher education/5(15).

Books shelved as teaching-literature: Notebook of a Return to the Native Land by Aimé Césaire, Lyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth, Go Down, Moses by W Home My Books. A good brief introduction to teaching literature, mostly higher ed teaching.

The book is somewhat short and glosses over the nuts and bolts of the actual planning and teaching of lit. Also, Showalter quotes like people in this short book, so the quoting gets tiresome. Still, worth a read/5.

Reading The teaching of literature book is generally included in the language curricula of both primary and secondary education. It is especially part of the Language(s) of School Education. The roots of teaching literature in the United States date back to the 17th century, when The New England Primer textbook was introduced in Boston (), along with the invention of the ‘blue backed' Elementary Spelling Book of pioneer Noah Webster ( - ), which helped generations of American children learn to read.

Teaching Literature is an inspirational guidebook for all teachers of English and American literature in higher education. Written by leading academic, prolific author and cultural journalist, Elaine Showalter; Original and provocative reflections on teaching literature in higher education.

teaching through the introduction of story books or children’s literature. The program will provide students basic foundation of early learning literature and increase an understanding, thoughtful, and appreciative of other societies, cultures, values and traditions in order to File Size: KB.

3 Teaching literary theory and teaching writing 63 ‘Positioning’ literary theory 63 Approaching the teaching of theory and criticism 68 Teaching theory and criticism 72 Approaches to teaching academic writing 80 Academic literacies 84 Writing pedagogy 86 Postscript 89 4 Planning for teaching: curriculum and course design 91File Size: 1MB.

An engaging collection of resources that brings books to life. TeachingBooks strives to enrich everyone's experience reading children's and young adult books with our original and curated literary resources.

Penny Ur presents her opinion regarding the advantages of literature teaching in her book A Course in Language Teaching: Practice and Theory. Ur suggests that literature is enjoyable to read, provides examples of different styles of writing while also being a basis for vocabulary expansion.

Teaching literature also fosters reading. Ten books every teacher should read In the last decade, a wealth of books has brought together ideas to help teachers have the greatest impact on student learning. Here are just a few. Teaching the Classics is an eight-hour seminar that shows parents and teachers a powerful method for discussing method can be applied to any book at any grade level, regardless of the teacher's experience.

It is Center For Lit's flagship product, and the foundation of all our work. Literature in ELT The use of literature in the ELT classroom is enjoying a revival for a number of reasons.

Having formed part of traditional language teaching approaches, literature became less popular when language teaching and learning started to focus on the functional use of language/5(22).

Teaching Literature is an indispensable guidebook for all teachers of English and American literature in higher education. Drawing on 40 years of international teaching experience, author Elaine Showalter inspires instructors to make their classroom practice as intellectually exciting as their research.

One of the aims of teaching literature is to evoke interest and pleasure from the language. If students have to do a task at every stage of a literature lesson, the pleasure can be lost.

Once students have read it once, you can set comprehension questions or ask them to /5. Having said that, teaching approaches, methods, and strategies employed by teachers in teaching literature should be suitable, varied, innovative and effective to maximise the teaching process.

This course is a workshop in the teaching of literature at the high school level. Each of you will be part of a student team that will present approaches to teaching a specific literary work commonly taught in high schools, including sample lessons and lesson plans linked to standards.

Literature and Language Teaching Book Summary: For teachers and trainers who want to incorporate literature into the language classroom.

A resource for trainers working with groups of teachers. Explores different approaches to using literature with learners of all levels.; suggests criteria for selecting and evaluating materials for classroom use; identifies some of the distinctive features.

If so, the Books section offers podcasts and a blog with news and interviews about these and other popular books and writers. In December each year The Times also chooses Notable Books of that year to recommend.

Or, perhaps, you teach young adult literature or pair YA novels with classics. Book Cover Creator - A site where students may create book covers for the books which they have read.

There are also lesson plans and instructions for use. Reading Forms - Book report forms including forms specifically for genre books.

Fables, Folktales, Fairy Tales. Teaching Folklore - This is a guide to useful sites by Phil Nast, a retired. A Guide to Teaching Challenged and Banned Books; A Guide to Using Graphic Novels; More Teacher Guides for Young Adult Literature; Popular Sixth Grade Literature Printables.

My Side of the Mountain; Island of the Blue Dolphins Activities; Discussion Questions for Any Book; More Popular Sixth Grade Literature Printables. Get this from a library. The teaching of literature. [Charles C Fries; James Holly Hanford; Harrison R Steeves] -- This volume endeavors to present in comprehensive form a discussion of the aims to be attained in the teaching of literature as an instrument of.

12 Strategies For Teaching Literature In The 21st Century. Use combinations of media–classic and modern together, leveraging one against the other.

Have students analyze diverse media forms for their strengths and weaknesses–and involve both classic and digital forms. Have students turn essays into videos into podcasts into letters into simply-coded games into poems into : Terry Heick.

This book includes a well-developed, two-page checklist that you can use to evaluate fiction and nonfiction literature. Multiethnic Children's Literature by Gonzalo Ramirez, Jr., and Jan Lee Ramerez is a comprehensive guide to books accurately depicting contemporary minority groups in the United States.

Like other books in the MLA’s Approaches to Teaching World Literature series, this volume is divided into two parts. Part 1, “Materials,” surveys biographical sources and interviews, background studies, critical commentaries, films based on Things Fall Apart, and other instructional aids.

In part 2, “Approaches,” sixteen contributors. The teaching of literature component in the English language classroom heavily relies on the traditional methods like "tell them and test them"[1].Author: Ariel San Jose.

Working from case studies of teachers and from the actual language used by teachers and students, this book provides a rationale for and a description of a response-centered approach to the teaching of literature in the secondary school.

Embedded throughout the book are student activities. Each chapter gives suggested readings of related articles and books, and some chapters have lists of Cited by: Creative Techniques of Teaching Literature usually found in studying literature.

Consequently, it is indispensable to find out some creative techniques to teach English literature to the Indian students. Focus of This Paper This paper focuses on some creative techniques to promote the teaching-learning of English literature. Teaching Point: ESL Literature for Uncovering Hidden Themes “Slaughterhouse Five” is an intriguing book to teach to ESL readers.

While the language itself is relatively simple, the themes of Kurt Vonnegut’s book are quite complex and involve a great deal of. Book Description. Teaching Religion and Literature provides a practical engagement with the pedagogical possibilities of teaching religion courses using literature, teaching literature classes using religion, and teaching Religion and Literature as a discipline.

Featuring chapters written by award winning teachers from a variety of institutional settings, the book gives anyone interested in. The book is for beginning and experienced teachers of literature in higher education.

The authors present a comprehensive overview of teaching English literature, from setting teaching goals and syllabus-planning through to a range of student assessment strategies and methods of course or teacher evaluation and improvement.Get this from a library!

Teaching literature. [Elaine Showalter] -- The author shares memories from throughout her decades of teaching literature to undergraduate classes, offering insights and instructions on teaching anxieties, theories, methods, and practices.Teaching about Themes in Literature These words are often confused when teaching students about themes in literature.

Read aloud picture books, and work together as a class to identify the themes hidden within the books. My go-to author for this concept is Patricia Polacco! Her books are so beautifully written, and always contain a.