ERIC Number: ED082237
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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English in Australian Secondary Schools.
Schoenheimer, H. P., Ed.
Papers in this book center around three themes: a growing emphasis on communication in the form of drama and film; the substitution of high standards of sincerity, awareness, understanding, creative self-fulfillment, and functional personal communication for conformity to standards; and an awareness of the maturity of the adolescent. Chapters include "Conspectus: A General Overview of English Work,""Be Seated: Some Classroom Seating Plans,""English without English: Living with General Studies,""Living Literature: A Fifth Form English Course,""Themes and Topics: The Wider View,""Now Read on--and on: Wide Reading,""The Poet's Sway: Poetry and Children,""Play is the Work: Developmental Drama in Education,""Personal, Intensive, Creative: Vital Writing,""New Grammar or No Grammar: New Descriptions of English,""Man Speaks: The Development of Language,""Personal, Intensive, Concerned: A New Approach to the Disadvantaged,""Challenge: The Less Ready Learners," and "The Representative: The role of an English Consultant." (HOD)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Disadvantaged Youth, Drama, English Curriculum, Language Acquisition, Literature, Perception, Poetry, Secondary Schools, Slow Learners, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition)
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Ill. 61801 (Stock No. 01759, $5.00 non-member, $4.75 member)
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Identifiers - Location: Australia