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Poe, Elizabeth – English Journal, 1988
Discusses students' responses to SIXTEEN: SHORT STORIES BY OUTSTANDING WRITERS FOR YOUNG ADULTS (edited by Donald R. Gallo), a collection of stories thematically grouped in a format based on a response-centered approach to literature. (MM)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Contemporary Literature, Reader Response, Secondary Education
Gallo, Donald R., Ed. – Connecticut English Journal, 1977
This issue has 29 articles, both practical and theoretical in nature, that deal with aspects of writing at all levels. Topics range from conceiving ideas for compositions to evaluating finished works, from generating sentences to correcting spelling, from using old-time radio horror shows to stimulate creativity to making technical reports. Other…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education
Karolides, Nicholas J., Ed. – Wisconsin English Journal, 1983
The six articles in this focused journal issue are concerned with literature teaching on the secondary and college level. The titles and authors of the articles are as follows: (1) "Aesthetic Reading and Teaching: 'Candide' Revisited" (Michael G. Gauthier); (2) "Discovery: The Role of Subjective Response in Initiating the Literature…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Aesthetic Values, Book Reviews, Censorship
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Crowley, Sharon, Ed. – Arizona English Bulletin, 1976
This issue of the "Arizona English Bulletin" includes articles concerned with philosophy, psychology, and procedure in the composition classroom at all levels of instruction. Among the topics considered are contending with critics of composition, the back-to-basics movement, the writing process, writing modules, remedial writing, personalized…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Grammar, Higher Education
Hedley, Carolyn N., Ed.; Baratta, Anthony N., Ed. – 1985
Focusing on the reading-thinking-learning process, the classrooms in which such processes occur, and the means for studying these processes, this book presents essays on teaching, learning, and assessing the reading process. The first section contains essays on learning contexts that are interactive and participatory, while essays in the second…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Research, Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction
Reid, Louann, Ed. – 1999
A resource for finding appropriate works of adolescent literature and, when necessary, defending them against challenges, this book presents the recommendations of 25 educators concerning novels, nonfiction works, and short story collections that adolescents enjoy. Contributors provide synopses, sample excerpts, and brief author biographies, along…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Censorship, Class Activities, English Instruction
Beers, Kylene, Ed.; Samuels, Barbara G., Ed. – 1998
Addressing the needs of English language learners, remedial readers, avid readers, gifted readers, dormant readers, reluctant readers, and readers in content areas, this book's goal is to help middle school teachers connect their students to reading. The book offers multiple lists of trade books that different types of middle school readers enjoy;…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Content Area Reading, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Gifted
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Gallo, Donald R. – English Journal, 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…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Books, Classics (Literature), English Instruction
Gallo, Donald R., Ed. – Connecticut English Journal, 1980
The 32 articles in this special journal issue are intended to familiarize teachers with recent, good young adult literature and to provide them with ways of integrating it into the literature curriculum. Topics discussed in the articles include: (1) the changing hero in young adult literature, (2) book clubs, (3) the place of young adult fiction…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Censorship, Drama, Elementary Secondary Education
Gallo, Donald R., Ed. – 1985
The books listed in this annotated bibliography, selected to provide pleasurable reading for high school students, are arranged alphabetically by author under 49 main categories, including the following: (1) adventure and survival; (2) animals and pets; (3) archaeology and anthropology; (4) art and architecture; (5) biography and autobiography;…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Books
Gallo, Donald R. – Connecticut English Journal, 1980
The ten articles in this journal issue are intended to help English teachers deal with the problems posed by mainstreaming handicapped children into their classrooms. The first and second articles suggest ways of meeting the special needs of mainstreamed students and the third discusses the use of a videotaping activity as a reward for learning…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities
Gallo, Donald R., Ed. – Connecticut English Journal, 1979
The theme of this issue of the "Connecticut English Journal" is poetry instruction. Numerous ideas, examples, programs, and resources are offered to help students and teachers learn to read, analyze, write, and enjoy poems. The 28 articles and poems provide interpretations of what poetry is, ideas for publishing student writing, strategies for…
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Critical Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction
Gallo, Donald R., Ed. – Connecticut English Journal, 1977
The 20 articles in this publication, contributed by professional writers living in Connecticut, address the issue of what the schools can do to improve the writing of students at the elementary and high school levels. A wide range of advice and opinions is stated. Many suggestions for teachers are given, including the following: (1) encourage the…
Descriptors: Authors, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction
Gallo, Donald R. – Res Teach Engl, 1970
Reports a study revealing that teachers who regularly read professional journals teach poetry more effectively, according to standardized test scores, than teachers who do not read professional journals; however, according to students' and professional observers' ratings, those who do not read professional journals are more effective poetry…
Descriptors: Educational Research, English Instruction, Observation, Periodicals
Gallo, Donald R. – Engl J, 1970
Discusses the problems of bringing research information to the attention of English teachers and of causing it to affect teaching practices; a paper presented at annual convention of National Coucnil of Teachers of English (59th, Washington, D.C., November 28, 1969). (SW)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Research, Fiction, Information Dissemination
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