ERIC Number: ED308543
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Talking To Learn. Classroom Practices in Teaching English, Vol. 24.
National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
This book focuses on successful classroom practices which used oral communication to develop student confidence in a variety of speaking situations and to expand student understanding of literature through both analysis and performance. The book contains the following essays, listed here with their authors: (1) "Follow the Bouncing Ball" (Harlan Underhill); (2) "'You See Their Interselves': Small-Group Discussion of Poetry" (Louann Reid); (3) "Learning Poetic Mood through the Fine Arts" (Elizabeth Altenburger); (4) "From Boom Box to Pegasus" (Ann R. Morris); (5) "A Talk Show with Class" (Madeleine Myers); (6) "The Student-Centered Classroom: Speaking and Listening in American Literature" (Barbara Osburg); (7) "Analyzing Literature through Collaborative Speaking" (Goran "George" Moberg); (8) "Talking about Books" (Margaret Hutchingson); (9) "Personification in Children's Literature: Identifying, Analyzing, and Performing" (Donna E. Norton); (10) "Who's Talking?" (Dion Kempthorne); (11) "The Play's the Thing for Middle School Students" (Robert W. Blake); (12) "Spoken Literature in the English Classroom" (Jonathan R. Eller and Dennis C. Porter); (13) "A Speaking Project about the Arts That Acknowledge Students' Underlife" (Hallie S. Lemon); (14) "Strategies for Developing Effective Use of the Voice" (Carole Schulte Johnson); (15) "The Process of Persuasion: An Approach to Thinking, Writing, and Speaking" (Dorothy E. Hardin); (16) "Speechmapping: Navigating through Speech Preparation and Delivery" (Marilyn Thanos and Brenda Avadian); (17) "The Classroom Debate: A Stimulus for Listening, Speaking, and Arguing" (Carol Hovanec); (18) "Student Panel Presentations: A Collaborative Oral Exercise" (Bruce R. Henderson); (19) "A Global Introduction to International Business Communications" (Ray Wallace); (20) "Structuring Speaking and Listening in the Classroom" (Nancy Wyatt); (21) "Weaving in Listening and Speaking throughout the School Day" (Lynn Plourde); (22) "The Interview Connection" (Dene Kay Thomas); (23) "Listening to the Songs People Sing: Writing Essays Based on Interviews" (Deborah DeZure); and (24) "Positive Strokes: An Affective Oral Language Activity" (Annis L. Cassells). (MS)
Descriptors: Business Communication, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Learning Strategies, Listening, Oral Language, Persuasive Discourse, Poetry, Speech Communication, Teaching Methods
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 50020-0015; $6.50 member, $8.75 nonmember).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.