Enjoying Literature: Classroom-Ready Materials for Teaching Fiction and Poetry Analysis Skills in the High School Grades (Literacy: Made for All) (Paperback)
Literacy: Made for All is a classroom-ready, teacher-friendly resource for English and Writing teachers of Grades 9 through 12. Organized buffet style, it is designed to complement an existing English curriculum by providing a tested repertoire of strategies for teaching both writing skills and literary analysis techniques. Benefits and Features: -tested and proven effective at all learning levels, from Remedial to Pre-AP -provides complete lesson plans including reproducible materials -can be implemented as is or modified to suit individual teaching styles and/or students' needs -each skill, assignment or project begins by 'teaching the teacher', giving an inexperienced teacher the knowledge to provide effective instruction first time out and the confidence to modify and experiment thereafter -comprised of reading, writing, literary criticism and language-study components -moves students from writing effectively to reading analytically (approaching text from the authoring point of view), a proven, highly successful methodology -can turn any English course into a Literacy course -extremely versatile and cost-effective -can deepen an existing English course or complete the framework for a new one ENJOYING LITERATURE focuses on the close reading and analysis of prose fiction, poetry, and short nonfiction. The text can be implemented in the classroom alone or in tandem with the two other titles in the Literacy: Made for All Series -- STORY CRAFTING and WORDSMITHING. Also of interest for classroom teachers is the Let Them Write Series -CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT: Classroom Ready Materials for Teaching Writing and Literary Analysis Skills in Grades 4 to 8 -PLOT BUILDING: Classroom Ready Materials for Teaching Writing and Literary Analysis Skills in Grades 4 to 8 -SETTING AND DESCRIPTION: Classroom Ready Materials for Teaching Writing and Literary Analysis Skills in Grades 4 to 8.
Arlene F. Marks began both writing and teaching at an early age: she loved playing school with younger neighborhood children on weekday afternoons, passing on what she had learned in school that day. Still passionate about education, she is now a multi-published author, editor, and teacher of English, literacy and writing with more than twenty years of experience in the high school classroom. Check out her website: www.thewritersnest.ca.