ERIC Number: ED347570
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Sourcebook for English Teachers: Directed Reading/Teaching Guides for Selected Literacy Works. Volume 2.
Ley, Terry C., Ed.
This sourcebook presents reading guides for 27 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); "A Summary of Critical Approaches" (A. Dunlop and D. Clark); "Sherwood Anderson's 'I'm a Fool'" (A. Stanley); "Truman Capote's 'A Christmas Memory'" (V. M. Stallings); "Willa Cather's 'My Antonia'" (L. Dewey); "Geoffrey Chaucer's 'The Canterbury Tales'" (K. Jeane and others); "Stephen Crane's 'The Open Boat'" (K. K. Brown); "F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby'" (J. Fletcher); "Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper'" (R. F. Gray); "Ernest Hemingway's 'A Farewell To Arms'" (E. Nash and others); "Homer's 'The Odyssey'" (V. W. Cranford); "W. W. Jacobs's 'The Monkey's Paw'" (V. V. Johnson); "Sarah Orne Jewett's 'A White Heron'" (J. M. Knipp); "James Joyce's 'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man'" (P. Gatlin and C. G. Smith); "Franz Kafka's 'The Metamorphosis'" (D. Yarbrough); "Jack London's 'The Call of the Wild'" (S. Banasiak); "Arthur Miller's 'Death of a Salesman'" (E. Cannon and L. Richardson); "Flannery O'Connor's 'Good Country People'" (J. B. Cross); "George Orwell's 'Animal Farm'" (L. M. Davis); "W. H. D. Rouse's 'Gods, Heroes, and Men of Ancient Greece'" (G. W. Crabb and R. A. Hendon); "William Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar'" (O. King and C. Oten); "William Shakespeare's'Romeo and Juliet'" (G. Watford and C. Smith); "Percy Bysshe Shelley's 'Ozymandias' and Morris Bishop's 'Ozymandias Revisited'" (R. Thompson); "Eudora Welty's 'A Worn Path'" (R. Foster); "T. H. White's 'The Sword in the Stone'" (C. Hannah); "Tennessee Williams's 'The Glass Menagerie'" (L. K. Benson); "Paul Zindel's 'The Pigman'" (B. Lang and L. Brooks); and "Beowulf" (S. N. Haas and others). (HB)
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
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 1987 Summer Humanities Institute in Literary Criticism and the Teaching of Literature. For other volumes, see CS 213 481-483.