ERIC Number: ED206005
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: 0
"Wheatfields and Wildflowers": Ideas for Teaching Canadian Literature Grades 8-12.
Intended for use with tenth grade students in Canadian schools, this paper provides a teaching unit designed to familiarize the students with the literature of their country. The paper contains (1) a teaching unit that uses poetry, stories, and films to illustrate the theme "Growing up Canadian"; (2) a curriculum planning model for teaching Canadian literature; (3) suggestions for teaching literature as a cultural, a humanistic, or a literary study, and as a stimulus for creative writing; (4) two lesson plans that integrate Canadian literature into these areas of study; (5) teaching ideas for use in each area; and (6) a list of resources related to the teaching of Canadian literature. (FL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Council of Teachers of English (14th, Vancouver, Canada, May 11-16, 1981).