ERIC Number: EJ619555
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
How Classics Create an Aliterate Society.
Gallo, Donald R.
English Journal, v90 n3 p33-39 Jan 2001
Argues that "love of reading" should be listed as the top goal of the English curriculum, but that teaching the classics has the opposite effect. Argues that reading and analytical skills can be taught using contemporary teenage fiction that holds students' interest, helps them feel understood, and teaches them about life. Lists numerous books written for teenage readers. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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