Literature

Ideas about Reading Literature with a Class

  • How to write a book review by Philip Hensher, chief book reviewer for The Spectator magazine in the UK. ABC National; September 10, 2009.
  • Why Read? by Mark Edmundson. Edmundson encourages educators to teach students to read in a way that can change their lives for the better rather than just training and entertaining - with transcript. C-SPAN; October 27, 2004.
  • In Search of the Novel, shows creative strategies for bringing novels to life for middle and high school students including Ernest Gaines, Chinua Achebe, Harper Lee, and Toni Morrison. A 10 part workshop you can watch online or order from Annenberg. Produced by Educational Film Center. 2000
  • Literary Visions, literary analysis for college and high school classrooms and adult learners. A 24 part feature from Annenberg. Produced by Intelecom and Maryland Public Television. 1992.
  • Teaching Multicultural Literature in High School, an exploration of the richness of multicultural literature shown through four pedagogical approaches to teaching it: reader response, inquiry, cultural studies, and critical pedagogy. An 8 part feature you can watch online or order from Annenberg. Produced by Thirteen/WNET.2003