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ERIC Number: EJ560657
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Teaching the Classics in High School.
Shelley, Anne Crout
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v41 n5 p386-88 Feb 1998
Discusses why the classics can be difficult to teach in high schools. Offers suggestions for making difficult literature more approachable for high school students by scaffolding students' engagement with classic texts; building background knowledge; developing vocabulary; facilitating the reading of the text; and through enrichment an extension. Uses Charles Dickens'"Great Expectations" for examples. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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