ERIC Number: ED347571
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Sourcebook for English Teachers: Directed Reading/Teaching Guides for Selected Literacy Works. Volume 3.
Ley, Terry C., Ed.
This sourcebook presents reading guides for 39 literary works frequently used by scondary 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" (A. Dunlop and D. Clark); "Conrad Aiken's 'Silent Snow, Secret Snow'" (S. P. Harper); "Ray Bradbury's 'Farenheit 451'" (K. W. Long); "Richard Bradford's 'Red Sky at Morning'" (A. Morris and P. Sevcik); "Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights'" (S. Hosemann); "Kate Chopin's 'The Awakening'" (M. K. Leenay); "Richard E. Connell's 'The Most Dangerous Game'" (K. M. Jones); "Roald Dahl's 'Lamb to the Slaughter'" (B. Schmaltz); "Charles Dickens's 'David Copperfield'" (S. T. Bickmore); "Charles Dickens's 'Great Expectations'" (R. L. Eickhoff); "Frederick Douglass's 'Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave'" (P. D. Franks); "John Fowles's 'The French Lieutenant's Woman'" (R. E. Comfort); "John Gardner's 'Grendel'" (C. VanLeuven); "Nikki Giovanni's 'Dreams' and 'Revolutionary Dreams'" (B. J. Ford); "Lorraine Hansberry's 'A Raisin in the Sun'" (D. Cook and Z. Woodard); "Thomas Hardy's 'The Mayor of Casterbridge'" (P. S. Burgess); "S. E. Hinton's 'That Was Then, This Is Now'" (G. Smith); "Aldous Huxley's 'Brave New World'" (A. G. Fagerland); "Katherine Mansfield's 'The Doll's House'" (F. L. Hicks); "Christopher Marlowe's 'The Passionate Shepherd to His Love'" and "Walter Raleigh's 'The Nymph's Reply'" (C. Robin); "Sharon Bell Mathis's 'Teacup Full of Roses'" (J. Rambo); "Carson McCullers's 'The Ballad of the Sad Cafe'" (J. E. Frederick); "Tillie Olsen's 'I Stand Here Ironing'" (M. B. Shaddy); "Samuel Pepys's 'Samuel Pepys' Diary'" (E. Crump and others); "Edgar Allan Poe's 'Masque of the Red Death'" (S. Coleman); "Alexander Pope's 'Rape of the Lock'" (P. J. Barrett); "Katherine Anne Porter's 'The Jilting of Granny Weatherall'" (M. Stamler); "Antoine de Saint Exupery's 'The Little Prince'" (R. Dahl); "William Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'" (J. Walkington); "George Bernard Shaw's 'Pygmalion'" (C. Anderson); "Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein'" (E. Donnington); "Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Fin'" (E. Betta and B. Morrison);"Mark Twain's 'The Diary of Adam and Eve'" (G. Buehler); "Edith Wharton's 'Ethan Frome'" (A. A. Candelaria); "Walt Whitman's 'When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd'" (V. D. Ricks); "Thornton Wilder's 'The Bridge of San Luis Rey'" (J. Bishop); "Thornton Wilder's 'Our Town'" (N. Curtis and others); "Medieval and American Ballads" (N. Michaelis); and "Medieval Romance" (T. Reynolds). (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
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 1988 Summer Humanities Institute in Literary Criticism and the Teaching of Literature. For other volumes, see CS 213 481-482.