Teaching Young Adult Literature Today

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ISBN: 9781475829488
Release Date: 2016-11-02
Number of pages: 354
Author: Judith A. Hayn
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Download and read online Teaching Young Adult Literature Today in PDF and EPUB This book introduces the reader to what is current and relevant in the plethora of good books available for adolescents. Literary experts illustrate how teachers everywhere can help their students become lifelong readers by simply introducing them to great reads—smart, insightful, and engaging books that are specifically written for adolescents.


Teaching Young Adult Literature

Filename: teaching-young-adult-literature.pdf
ISBN: 9781483314570
Release Date: 2013-02-14
Number of pages: 368
Author: Thomas W. Bean
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Download and read online Teaching Young Adult Literature in PDF and EPUB Teaching Young Adult Literature: Developing Students As World Citizens (by Thomas W. Bean, Judith Dunkerly-Bean, and Helen Harper) is a middle and secondary school methods text that introduces pre-service teachers in teacher credential programs and in-service teachers pursuing a Masters degree in Education to the field of young adult literature for use in contemporary contexts. The text introduces teachers to current research on adolescent life and literacy; the new and expanding genres of young adult literature; teaching approaches and practical strategies for using young adult literature in English and Language Arts secondary classrooms and in Content Area Subjects (e.g. History); and ongoing social, political and pedagogical issues of English and Language Arts classrooms in relation to contemporary young adult literature.


Lessons in Disability

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ISBN: 9781476623085
Release Date: 2015-11-16
Number of pages: 256
Author: Jacob Stratman
Publisher: McFarland

Download and read online Lessons in Disability in PDF and EPUB Disability is a growing reality. According to the United States Census Bureau, approximately 57 million people--19 percent of the population--had a disability in 2010, more than half being reported as "severe." Interest in disability studies is also growing, in literature, film, art, politics and religion. Exploring the intersection between disability and young adult literature, this collection of new essays fills a gap in scholarship between teachers and YAL scholars. The contributors offer textual analysis, best practices and numerous examples that enable teachers to expose students to dynamic characters who both reflect and contrast with the reader's reality.


Teaching Young Adult Literature

Filename: teaching-young-adult-literature.pdf
ISBN: 049547617X
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 320
Author: Jean E. Brown
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

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Rationales for Teaching Young Adult Literature

Filename: rationales-for-teaching-young-adult-literature.pdf
ISBN: 189305604X
Release Date: 1999
Number of pages: 216
Author: Louann Reid
Publisher: Boynton/Cook Pub

Download and read online Rationales for Teaching Young Adult Literature in PDF and EPUB Twenty-five educators recommend proven novels, nonfiction works, and short story collections that adolescents enjoy.


Young Adult Literature in the Classroom

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ISBN: 0872071731
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Number of pages: 248
Author: Joan B. Elliott
Publisher: International Reading Assn

Download and read online Young Adult Literature in the Classroom in PDF and EPUB This new volume answers both questions by explaining how YA literature promotes learning across cultures, genres, disciplines, and grade levels, and by giving practical lessons and teaching tips


Teaching Young Adult Literature

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ISBN: 9781475813036
Release Date: 2015-11-12
Number of pages: 140
Author: Judith A. Hayn
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Download and read online Teaching Young Adult Literature in PDF and EPUB The authors who contributed to this text believe that young adult literature (YAL) can meet the Common Core’s push to include literacy across content areas, as well as meet the standards in creative and effective ways. This text is intended to give educators a resource to aid them in creating a literacy curriculum. The included chapters written by experts from different universities across the country offer a variety of methods for using YAL to meet the standards while connecting with students. Following a framework first chapter introducing the importance of YAL and discussing its relevance, other authors tackle various ways to teach it. Each chapter may suggest different strategies and rationales for utilizing YAL, but each shares a common purpose with the others: to promote the efficacy of YAL to engage students while at the same time meeting the rigorous standards set forth by the Common Core.


Young Adult Literature and Adolescent Identity Across Cultures and Classrooms

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ISBN: 9781136981500
Release Date: 2010-07-02
Number of pages: 240
Author: Janet Alsup
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Young Adult Literature and Adolescent Identity Across Cultures and Classrooms in PDF and EPUB Taking a critical, research-oriented perspective, this exploration of the theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical connections between the reading and teaching of young adult literature and adolescent identity development centers around three key questions: Who are the teens reading young adult literature? Why should teachers teach young adult literature? Why are teens reading young adult literature? All chapters work simultaneously on two levels: each provides both a critical resource about contemporary young adult literature that could be used in YA literature classes or workshops and specific practical suggestions about what texts to use and how to teach them effectively in middle and high school classes. Theorizing, problematizing, and reflecting in new ways on the teaching and reading of young adult literature in middle and secondary school classrooms, this valuable resource for teachers and teacher educators will help them to develop classrooms where students use literature as a means of making sense of themselves, each other, and the world around them.


Critical Foundations in Young Adult Literature Challenging Genres

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ISBN: 9789462093966
Release Date: 2013-10-11
Number of pages: 164
Author: Antero Garcia
Publisher: Sense Publishers

Download and read online Critical Foundations in Young Adult Literature Challenging Genres in PDF and EPUB Young Adult literature, from The Outsiders to Harry Potter, has helped shape the cultural landscape for adolescents perhaps more than any other form of consumable media in the twentieth and twenty-first century. With the rise of mega blockbuster films based on these books in recent years, the young adult genre is being co-opted by curious adult readers and by Hollywood producers. However, while the genre may be getting more readers than ever before, Young Adult literature remains exclusionary and problematic: few titles feature historically marginalized individuals, the books present heteronormative perspectives, and gender stereotypes continue to persist. Taking a critical approach, Young Adult Literature: Challenging Genres offers educators, youth librarians, and students a set of strategies for unpacking, challenging, and transforming the assumptions of some of the genre's most popular titles. Pushing the genre forward, Antero Garcia builds on his experiences as a former high school teacher to offer strategies for integrating Young Adult literature in a contemporary critical pedagogy through the use of participatory media.


Integrating Young Adult Literature Through the Common Core Standards

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ISBN: 9781610691185
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 260
Author: Rachel L. Wadham
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Download and read online Integrating Young Adult Literature Through the Common Core Standards in PDF and EPUB Provides a template for teachers for using young adult literature to meet students' reading needs and the common core state standards, featuring ideas for unit planning as well as suggested texts to use for instruction.


Teaching Reading with YA Literature

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ISBN: 0814157262
Release Date: 2016
Number of pages:
Author: Jennifer Buehler
Publisher: Principles in Practice

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Young Adult Literature

Filename: young-adult-literature.pdf
ISBN: 9780838910450
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 242
Author: Michael Cart
Publisher: American Library Association

Download and read online Young Adult Literature in PDF and EPUB This survey helps YA librarians who want to freshen up their readers advisory skills, teachers who use novels in the classroom, and adult services librarians who increasingly find themselves addressing the queries of teen patrons.



Interpretive Play

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ISBN: 1933760133
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 264
Author: Anna O. Soter
Publisher: Christopher-Gordon Pub

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Young Adult Literature in the 21st Century

Filename: young-adult-literature-in-the-21st-century.pdf
ISBN: 0073525936
Release Date: 2008-11-19
Number of pages: 720
Author: Pam Cole
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

Download and read online Young Adult Literature in the 21st Century in PDF and EPUB Young Adult Literature is an in-depth literature survey that also models how to teach literature and reading to middle school and high school students. The first three chapters familiarize teacher candidates with the reading process of teens, discuss teen attitudes toward reading, and examine their interests and reading abilities. The genre chapters (Chapters 4-13) discuss genre characteristics and themes, survey young adult literature within the genre category, and examine relevant young adult literature in terms of style and structure. Each of the genre chapters also includes selections to illustrate methods for teaching reading to all learners - including methods that focus on writing skills - and provides the teacher candidate with additional resources in the field of young adult literature.