ERIC Number: EJ609517
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Covering the Bases with Young Adult Literature: Implementing John H. Ritter's "Choosing Up Sides" and "Over the Wall" as Touchstone Texts in a Middle School Language Arts Program.
Ladd, Patricia K.
ALAN Review, v27 n3 p10-17 Spr-Sum 2000
Supports ideas for implementing John H. Ritter's "Choosing Up Sides" and "Over the Wall" as touchstone texts in a middle school language arts program. Discusses these two novels and the use and power of metaphors. Reveals literary connections made by young adolescent readers and writers strengthening overall comprehension, synthesis and analysis of text and author's style. (SC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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