ERIC Number: ED406711
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
"To Kill A Mockingbird": Then and Now--A 35th Anniversary Celebration. Teacher Study Guide.
National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.; Prince William County Public Schools, VA.
This study guide offers a different approach, teleconferencing, to new information, ideas, and resources on the film, "To Kill a Mockingbird." Following general information on "then and now," the guide consists of sections entitled: Preparing to Teach TKM: Special Considerations (by Charles Suhor and Larry Bell); Historical Background; Looking Closely at the Film; Looking Closely at the Novel; Pre-Teleconference Activities for Students (including brainstorming and discussing, filling out an "opinionnaire," and exploring stereotypes); NCTE Readings and Resources, Guide Writers/Planners; Program Host and Special Guests; and Program Descriptions and Registration Form. The section of the guide on "Preparing to Teach TKM" notes that the guide was developed by inner city and suburban teachers, humanities scholars, and teacher educators who raised many important points about a range of issues; this section also suggests that individual teachers and English departments can select literary materials in accordance with a published selection process that clearly affirms the criteria for their choices. Web site information is also noted. (NKA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.; Prince William County Public Schools, VA.