ERIC Number: ED447484
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
A Teacher's Guide for "Middlemarch."
This teacher's guide for public television's 6-part adaptation of George Eliot's "Middlemarch" provides information that will enrich students' viewing of the series. The guide includes a wide range of activities to help students further explore the novel's universal themes. The guide suggests that students read the informational materials first and also that they organize into small groups before viewing each episode and discuss one or both of the pre-viewing questions provided. It also suggests that, after watching each episode, the teacher should discuss with the students the post-viewing questions and choose the activities in the guide that best meet their classroom needs. Exploring such topics as love and marriage, history, medicine, and law, these activities are well suited for both social studies and English classes and are designed for both individual and group work. The guide's final lesson will help students compare "Middlemarch" the television series with "Middlemarch" the novel. (NKA)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classics (Literature), English Literature, Learning Activities, Literary Criticism, Novels, Public Television, Reader Response, Secondary Education, Small Group Instruction, Television Viewing, Units of Study
For guide, contact: Educational Print and Outreach, WGBH, 125 Western Ave., Boston, MA 02134. Tel: 617-492-2777; Web site: http://www.wgbh.org. For videocassette, contact: PBS Video, 1320 Braddockk Place, Alexandria, VA 22314-1598. Tel: 800-424-7963 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: WGBH-TV, Boston, MA.