Teaching Fantasy Novels

Author: Phyllis Jean Perry
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563089879
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This guide contains practical ideas that enable the teacher or librarian to incorporate acclaimed fantasy literature in the elementary and middle school curriculum, and also serves as a reference guide to parents seeking outstanding ...

Teaching Fantasy Novels

Author: Phyllis J. Perry
Publisher: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 9781417616572
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Capitalize on the child appeal of fantasy literature to create activities that are challenging and address the 12 Standards for the English Language Arts sponsored by NCTE and IRA.

A Quick Guide To Teaching Reading Through Fantasy Novels 5 8

Author: Mary Ehrenworth
Publisher: Firsthand Books
ISBN: 9780325042817
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If you've struggled to get around quickly enough to help all your students, if you've wondered how to tweak your teaching to make it more effective and lasting, if you've needed to adapt your teaching for English learners, if you've ...

Fantasy Media In The Classroom

Author: Emily Dial-Driver,
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786489413
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The new essays in this book combine analyses of popular television shows including Buffy the Vampire Slayer; such films as The Matrix, The Dark Knight and Twilight; Watchmen and other graphic novels; and video games with explanations of how ...

Literature Based Teaching In The Content Areas

Author: Carole Cox
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452237611
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Students who read fantasy novels such as J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series,
Brian Jacques' Redwall series, or J. Tolkien's The Hobbit or Lord of the Rings
trilogy can create a map of it based on the information about the locations in the
story narrative. Fantasy novel writers often do this to help the reader picture the
world they have imagined. Like the fantasy writers of these books, challenge
students to create their own fantasy world, write about it, and map it. Books
Adams, S. (2007).

Teaching Fiction In The Primary School

Author: Dennis Carter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134112092
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Similar developments have taken place in thescience fiction and fantasy novel.
The greatest contributionof modem children«s fiction tochildren«s literary and
aesthetic developments, however,has been through the widespread useand
development of socio-realism.It isin socio-realistic works thatchildren have been
able tomake those identifications withother childrenand people who are instantly
recognisable figuresof modern society. Thisdoesnot only apply to novels
aboutissues, ...

Teaching Strategies In Gifted Education

Author: Susan K. Johnsen
ISBN: 1593631707
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group, and some were left for students to select and pursue independently as
they progressed through their novels. These activities included developing “
treasure” maps of characters' journeys, creating characters' résumés for the major
tasks in the books, making shopping lists and budgets for characters, creating
characters' postcards home from various key points in the ... Each student also
created a computer-generated “Fantasy Newspaper” based on the events in the

Reading Learning Teaching Toni Morrison

Author: Karen F. Stein
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9781433102233
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The novel, a "grim fantasy novel" according to Butler, is the story of Dana, an
African American woman, inexplicably transported from 1976 Los Angeles to
early nineteenth-century Maryland, where she is a slave. She meets her
ancestors: Rufus, a white slave holder, and Alice, an African American woman
who was born free but forced into slavery later in life. Dana makes the journey
back and forth, apparently called back when Rufus is in danger. When she is a
slave in Maryland her ...