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ERIC Number: ED013821
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 276
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Reference Count: 0
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A CURRICULUM FOR ENGLISH, TEACHER PACKET, GRADE 9.
Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Curriculum Development Center.
THE NEBRASKA ENGLISH CURRICULUM FOR GRADE NINE FOCUSES ON THE CONCEPT OF GENRE AND ACCOMPANYING LITERARY ATTITUDES AND DEVICES. SATIRE, COMEDY, AND THE EPIC ARE THE SUBJECTS OF THE LITERARY PROGRAM. LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION STUDIES, BUILDING UPON EIGHTH-GRADE LANGUAGE HISTORY AND SYNTAX UNITS, CENTER ON GEOGRAPHIC AND SOCIAL DIALECTS, PHONOLOGY, SENTENCE SYNTAX, AND COMMON USES FOR LANGUAGE. THE TEACHER IS URGED TO APPLY THE SUBSTANCE OF LANGUAGE UNITS TO THE SUBSEQUENT STUDY OF LITERATURE. ASSIGNMENTS, LEADING STUDENTS TO ANALYZE, DRAW UPON, AND PRACTICE CONCEPTS PRESENTED IN THE LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE UNITS, INCLUDE CRITICAL DISCUSSIONS OF SPECIFIC GENRES AND PASSAGES, FORMULATION OF RELEVANT QUESTIONS IN READING LITERATURE, AND COMPOSITION OF LIMERICKS, FABLES, AND SATIRES. TEACHER PACKET SECTIONS CORRESPOND TO UNITS OF THE COURSE--(1) "THE IDEA OF KINDS--ATTITUDE, TONE, PERSPECTIVE," (2) "SATIRE--FORMAL AND MENIPPEAN," (3) "THE IDEA OF A PLAY--THE GREEK, THE RENAISSANCE, THE MODERN," (4) "COMEDY," (5) "THE EPIC," (6) "DIALECT," (7) "PHONOLOGY," (8) "SYNTAX AND THE RHETORIC OF THE SENTENCE," AND (9) "THE USES OF LANGUAGE." EACH SECTION CONTAINS A TABLE OF CONTENTS, A BACKGROUND ESSAY ON MATERIAL TO BE STUDIED, RECOMMENDED TEACHING PROCEDURES, A TEACHER'S BIBLIOGRAPHY, AND ILLUSTRATIVE MATERIALS FOR CLASSROOM USE. THIS MANUAL IS AVAILABLE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA CURRICULUM CENTER, 231 ANDREWS HALL, LINCOLN, NEBRASKA 68508. THE RELATED STUDENT PACKET FOR GRADE NINE IS TE 000 064. (RD)
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Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Curriculum Development Center.
Identifiers: NEBRASKA CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT CENTER