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ERIC Number: ED346499
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 127
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-89774-772-0
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Approaches to Literature through Theme. The Oryx Reading Motivation Series No. 1.
Montgomery, Paula Kay
Intended to help teachers and librarians inspire students in grades 5-9 to read and keep reading, this book provides literature theme approaches and teaching strategies for reading and studying literature. Chapter 1 discusses approaches, methods, techniques, and strategies in using literature approaches to motivate reading. Chapter 2 defines a thematic approach and its advantages and disadvantages, the origin of a theme, theme exploration, and theme grouping. Thematic traits or characteristics are discussed in chapter 3, while chapter 4 deals with thematic life patterns. Chapter 5 examines thematic symbolic representations, and chapter 6 discusses thematic general truths and interactions. Each chapter also presents suggested teaching methods for teaching specific themes, student activities, and professional and student resources. (SR)
Oryx Press, 4041 North Central at Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012 ($29.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A