ERIC Number: ED086951
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Ivory, Apes, and Peacocks: The Literature Point of View, Volume 12, Part 2; Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the International Reading Association (12th, Seattle, May 3-6, 1967).
Sebesta, Sam Leaton, Ed.
The papers contained in this volume offer the opinions and evidence of sixteen specialists on matters pertaining to literature for children and adolescents--the writing of literature, the selection of literature, and the role of literature in reading instruction. Taken together, they cover a wide range of grade levels and represent many points of view. Divided into three main sections--on appreciation and selection, techniques and types, and programs and projects--the papers include: "Fun and Facts in Writing of the West,""Old Values in New Books,""Selecting and Evaluating Materials for Recreational Reading,""Reading Literature Critically,""Let Them Listen,""Teaching the Reading of Plays,""Improving the Literature Program: Poetry,""The Storyteller's Role,""Gateway English--A Literature Program for Educationally Disadvantaged Students,""Junior Great Books Discussion Programs,""The Oregon Curriculum in Literature,""A Literature Program Matched to Students' Interests,""The Joy of Reading Rediscovered in High School Reading Centers," and "Sacred Cows: Real and Fancied--Evaluation of the Traditional Literature Program." (RB)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Literary Criticism, Program Evaluation, Reading Centers, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Reading Materials, Reading Programs, Recreational Reading, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Note: See ED 078 347 for Volume 12, Part 1 of the Proceedings