Using Young Adult Literature in the English Classroom

ISBN-10: 0131710931
ISBN-13: 9780131710931
Edition: 4th 2006
List price: $118.00
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Description: This practical methods book provides future middle and high school English teachers with the direction theyll need to choose adolescent literature and to develop ideas for teaching it.nbsp;Using a highly effective conversational tone, thenbsp;book  More...

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Book details

List price: $118.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/20/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

This practical methods book provides future middle and high school English teachers with the direction theyll need to choose adolescent literature and to develop ideas for teaching it.nbsp;Using a highly effective conversational tone, thenbsp;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.

Each chapter ends with Learning Log Responses and References
Young Adults and the Literature that Meets Their Needs & Interests
Young Adult Literature: A Definition
Young Adult Literature: The Right Choice
Piaget and Cognitive Development
Developmental Tasks Confronting Adolescents
Adolescents' Developmental Moral Judgement
Reading Development of the Young Adult
Meeting the Needs of Special Students
Using Young Adult Literature as Rites of Passage
Evaluating Young Adult Literature
Considering Standard Literary Qualities
Considering Other Literary Elements
Considering Young Adult Audience Appeal
Using Reader Response to Begin
Theory and Research
Developing Lifelong Readers
Students' Evolving Literary Understanding
Response-Centered Curriculum
Creating a Climate for Using Reader Response
Classroom Strategies for Teaching the Literature
Responding toTouching Spirit Bear: An Example
Classroom Response toTouching Spirit Bear: A Transcription
The Reading/Writing Connection
A Rationale
Theory and Research
Teaching the Literature
The Language Connection
The Nature of English
The Dialect Question
Language Manipulation
A Historical Perspective
Nonverbal Communication
Organizing the Literature
One Book, One Class

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