ERIC Number: ED333470
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Will Blake: Teaching and Learning "Huckleberry Finn." Report Series 2.12.
This portrait of a middle school literature classroom is one of a series of several such portraits which depict diverse classroom settings of high school literature, and which result from the second year of a teacher-research project in the greater Albany, New York area. This article portrays teacher Will Blake and his honors class at an urban middle school exploring Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn," and notes the sense of community in Blake's classroom which allows for many learners and many teachers. (SR)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Classroom Research, English Instruction, Grade 8, Honors Curriculum, Junior High Schools, Literature Appreciation, Middle Schools, Naturalistic Observation, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Researchers, Teacher Student Relationship
Literature Center, University at Albany Ed B-9, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12222.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC.; Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for the Learning and Teaching of Literature, Albany, NY.
Identifiers: Aesthetic Reading; Huckleberry Finn; New York (Albany); Twain (Mark)
Note: For other reports in this series, see CS 212 920-922.