ERIC Number: ED347569
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Sourcebook for English Teachers: Directed Reading/Teaching Guides for Selected Literary Works. Volume 1.
Ley, Terry C., Ed.
This sourcebook presents reading guides for 22 literary works frequently used by secondary school English teachers. The guides contain an overview of the work, a pool of instructional objectives for each work, a variety of activities, a series of discussion options, suggestions for evaluation, and annotated lists of related works. Included are: "Foreword" (T. C. Ley); "Overview of Critical Approaches" (D. Clark and A. Dunlop); "Stephen Vincent Bennet's 'By the Waters of Babylon'" (N. J. Tow and J. Whitman); "Ambrose Bierce's 'Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge'" (J. Lucci and M. Shepherd); "Joseph Conrad's 'The Secret Sharer'" (S. Douglas and S. Lessley); "Robert Cormier's 'I Am the Cheese'" (M. Evans and others); "T. S. Elliot's 'The Hollow Men'" (J. Atwood); "T. S. Elliot's 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock'" (J. Copland); "Gustave Flaubert's 'Madame Bovary'" (S. McAnulty); "William Golding's 'Lord of the Flies'" (D. Gullatte and others); "Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Ambitious Guest'" (W. J. Nix and J. Word-Ross); "Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Scarlet Letter'" (P. Cherubini); "Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'Young Goodman Brown'" (K. Hightower); "Ernest Hemingway's 'The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber'" (D. Teel and D. Thompson); "Henrik Ibsen's 'A Doll's "House'" (P. Westbrook); "D. H. Lawrence's 'The Rocking Horse Winner'" (E. Reynolds and D. L. Smith); "Flannery O'Connor's 'The Life You Save May Be Your Own'" (G. Kelley); "Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Tell Tale Heart'" (J. Blankenship and others); "William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'" (H. D. Freeman and others); "John Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men'" (B. Esslinger and others); "John Steinbeck's 'The Pearl'" (B. Doyle and others); "Alfred Lord Tennyson's 'Ulysses' and Robert Browning's 'My Last Duchess'" (N. Salter); and "Dylan Thomas's 'Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night'" (D. Teel). (NKA)
Descriptors: Authors, Class Activities, English Curriculum, English Instruction, English Literature, Instructional Materials, Language Arts, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Resource Units, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, United States Literature, Units of Study
Project Director, 5040 Haley Center, Auburn University, AL 36849 ($18--checks payable to Auburn University).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Auburn Univ., AL. School of Education.
Identifiers: Aesthetic Reading
Note: Developed by participants of the 1985 Summer Humanities Institute in Literary Criticism and the Teaching of Literature. For other volumes, see CS 213 482-483.