ERIC Number: ED445678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
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More Novels and Plays: Thirty Creative Teaching Guides for Grades 6-12.
Worthington, Janet E.; Somers, Albert B.
This companion volume to "Novels and Plays" contains 30 detailed teaching guides for some of the best literature commonly taught in grades 6-12. Twenty of the guides are new to this edition and the others have been updated with fresh related readings, extension resources, and revised questions and activities. Guides are organized according to the most appropriate grade levels for study, and each one uses the same format. For each book, the lesson plan begins with a plot summary, followed by an appraisal of the book's place in society, including any awards and indications of its possible effects in the classroom. After listing themes and literary concepts, other related books are given for quick reference or as reading list handouts for students. Vocabulary lists for each literary piece include chapter denoting where each challenging word appears. Initiating activities, chapter-by-chapter discussion questions, writing activities, and other activities follow. Selected print and nonprint teaching resources are provided at the end of each guide. Appendices include information on diamante poem form and company names, addresses, and telephone numbers. (Includes an author/title index.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Drama, Educational Resources, Fiction, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Novels, Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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