Literature in the language classroom : a resource book of ideas and activities / Joanne Collie and Stephen Slater

By: Collie, Joanne
Contributor(s): Slater, Stephen, 1947-
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1987Description: vi, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0521312248 pbk; 0521309964Subject(s): Language and languages -- Study and teaching | Literature -- Study and teachingDDC classification: 407.1 LOC classification: P53Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Aims and objectives. Teaching literature : why, what and how ; In the classroom -- Practical activities in outline. First encounters; Maintaining momentum ; Exploiting highlights ; Endings -- Working with a complete text. A novel : Lord of the flies by William Golding ; Plays ; Short stories ; Poems.
Summary: This book offers a range of practical and imaginative approaches and techniques for integrating literature and language teaching. Part A addresses the idea of teaching literature and questions about what to teach and how to teach it. Part B outlines a variety of student-centered activities for use with literary works, and Part C demonstrates different techniques for working with complete texts. All activities have been used successfully and are presented with the conviction that literature has a valid place in general language learning. --From publisher's description.
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Table of contents Aims and objectives. Teaching literature : why, what and how ; In the classroom --
Practical activities in outline. First encounters; Maintaining momentum ; Exploiting highlights ; Endings --
Working with a complete text. A novel : Lord of the flies by William Golding ; Plays ; Short stories ; Poems.


This book offers a range of practical and imaginative approaches and techniques for integrating literature and language teaching. Part A addresses the idea of teaching literature and questions about what to teach and how to teach it. Part B outlines a variety of student-centered activities for use with literary works, and Part C demonstrates different techniques for working with complete texts. All activities have been used successfully and are presented with the conviction that literature has a valid place in general language learning. --From publisher's description.

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