ERIC Number: ED157082
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Fiction for Adolescents: Theory and Practice.
Davis, James E., Ed.
Focus: Teaching English Language Arts, v3 n2 Entire Issue Win 1977
The 12 articles in this publication discuss the following topics: an author's considerations in writing a novel for adolescents; the teacher as fictional character in adolescent literature; such themes of adolescent novels as institutional values, the illegitimate heroine, and the war experience; the importance of a cumulative study of literature in the secondary school; an approach to teaching fiction in the junior and senior high school; and novels by Zane Grey, Norma Klein, M.E. Kerr, Judy Blume, and Paul Zindel. Regular columns of the publication present methods for teaching the junior novel to eighth grade students who read below grade level, ideas for teaching descriptive writing, and samples of students' creative writing. (GW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southeastern Ohio Council of Teachers of English.