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7 edition of Young Adult Literature in the Classroom found in the catalog.

Young Adult Literature in the Classroom

Reading It, Teaching It, Loving It

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by International Reading Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language: reading skills,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading,
  • History and criticism,
  • Education,
  • English,
  • Sociology,
  • Young adult literature,
  • Books and reading,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Youth

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoan B. Elliot (Editor), Mary M. Dupuis (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8351095M
    ISBN 100872071731
    ISBN 109780872071735

    But Spanke’s jeremiad about how ill-suited young adult literature is to the English classroom seems problematic—even disturbing—in a volume that otherwise advocates eloquently for the inclusion of adolescent literature in the English classroom. Ultimately, with the exception of Spanke, Alsup et al. argue for young adult literature’sAuthor: Roberta Seelinger Trites. Using a highly effective conversational tone, thebook provides the latest information about young adult literature in a short, concisely written, classroom-oriented format. The authors show the busy English teacher how to accomplish four important teaching goals including life-long reading, reader response, teaching the classics, and reaching Price Range: $ - $3,

    With the first edition of Reading Their World, editors Virginia Monseau and Gary Salvner dispelled the myth that young adult literature was an unsophisticated genre, unworthy of study in the secondary English classroom. They helped prove that young adult novels feature the same skilled craftsmanship as all good literature and focus on universal themes that are important to all .   Posted in: Book Lists, Bookends, Children's Literature, Young Adult By Cindy Dobrez & Lynn Rutan January 7, 0 Comments Read More → Bookends Favorites Cindy’s Selections.

      Young Adult Literature. Posted by Amy Cobb on Ma at pm in Book Discussions; series. By the time the kids come to me in seventh, they have read this series. Neil Gaiman's book is first on my list, I can't wait to check it out. Classroom Sign Up or Sign In. Report. Young adult literature might have unlocked the door to understanding, and therefore to literacy, for them in a way traditional literature never could. Elaine White is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English Education at the University of Oklahoma, where she teaches courses in young adult literature and teacher research.


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Updated chapters on Diversity and Media in Young Adult Literature (Chapters 8 and 9)-Provides readers with information about the most current young adult literature and contains ready-made media activities that can be taken directly into the by:   Finding classroom library titles that are high-interest and appropriate for students is time consuming.

Below, you’ll find a list of high-interest young adult novels I would feel comfortable adding to my own classroom library, along with grade-level recommendations and a couple reasons why I love them.

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. This article examines three ways to effectively integrate young adult literature into the curriculum: use core texts (usually novels, but also other genres as well) that the entire class read and study together; organize literature study with text sets, allowing students to select from multiple texts to read; and incorporate independent reading into coursework (via Sustained Silent Reading or.

An exploration of the popularity of young adult literature, presenting ways in which it can be used in the classroom. The chapters cover a range of topics such as book reviewing, poetry, picture books and author studies/5.

Young Adult Literature in the English Classroom: "The Lit that Fits" Leah Hanson Follow this and additional works at: This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the All Journals at BYU ScholarsArchive. It has been accepted for inclusion in Children's BookAuthor: Leah Hanson.

Young adult (YA) literature, which is written for readers in gradesis a relatively new part of the literary spectrum. In the few decades it has been around, YA literature has developed a following among students, teachers, and librarians. This collection of 12 essays explores the reasons YA literature is so popular, and ways it can be used to teach and learn across Cited by: Tamara Girardi is an assistant professor of English at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, and her primary research interests are online pedagogy, creative writing studies, and young adult literature.

She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Abigail G. Scheg is the associate dean of faculty for the School of Business at Northcentral University. : Young Adult Literature in the Classroom: Reading It, Teaching It, Loving It (): Joan B. Elliot, Joan B. Elliot, Mary M. Dupuis: BooksCited by: Teaching Young Adult Literature.

plines is to help students connect with and better understand what they are learning in class. We all know that teaching great litera-ture involves much more than the symbolism and foreshadowing that we all love to discuss, but “outsiders” often overlook this. It’s your job to help them fig-ure this Size: KB.

read literature for book reports. A few young adult novels surface, but the vast majority of the books would be classified as classics or at least traditional literature. Students indicated that they chose A Light in the Forest, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Old Man and the Sea, Can-dide, The Great Gatsby.

One student indicated. - Young adult literature: Books and poetry suggestions for teens & teachers to use in class and share with students when they are looking for a new book to read.

(Please keep the board free of teaching resources--this is to pin book suggestions, reviews, and contests.

Thank you!). See more ideas about Books, Book suggestions and Reading pins. History Beginning. The history of young adult literature is tied to the history of how childhood and young adulthood has been perceived.

One early writer to recognize young adults as a distinct group was Sarah Trimmer, who, indescribed "young adulthood" as lasting from ages 14 to In her children's literature periodical, The Guardian of Education, Trimmer introduced the. The right book can totally change a teenager's attitude about reading.

In this #2ndaryELA Twitter chat, middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discuss the benefits of using young adult literature in the classroom, hot books for teens and how to find them, and nonfiction resources. Read through the chat for ideas to implement in your own classroom.

In an ELA classroom, I would use this book as part of literature circles. If you have a dystopian or feminist lit circle, add The Grace Year. I’m dying to have a discussion over the colors used. Colors and seasons are prevalent motifs in this book. For scaffolding, provide a graphic organizer divided into seasons.

Classroom Vignettes take the reader into real classrooms and demonstrate effective young adult literature strategies in action. Professional Reflection and Discussion features add a critical element to each genre and related lessons with opportunities for sharing ideas with classmates.

Small group activities further engage learners to achieve. Book descriptions are taken from the Goodreads website. Young Adult.

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green. Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate.

young adult literature. Young adult literature is a genre of literature that is underused, but quite beneficial. Teachers can use the pairing of young adult books with classics to teach a similar theme, setting, or any other aspect of the books. Young adult literature is not only relevant to the students, but the character of young adult books Author: Deanna Lynn Velazquez.

This is a review of a popular young adult literature author, Sarah Dessen and three of her young adult literature books. Welcome to “This or That,” a monthly chat where the authors of Reading and Writing Haven and Language Arts Classroom cover different ways of approaching common decisions in the ELA classroom.

Background. Each Monday, The Classroom Bookshelf posts an entry on a recently published book for children or young adults. Each entry includes three sections: Book Review, Teaching Invitations, and Further Explorations. Our goal is to identify books that can be used in K-8 classrooms in a variety of ways.

Young Adult Literature in the English. Curriculum Today: Classroom Teachers Speak Out. Louel C. Gibbons, Jennifer S.

Dail, and B. Joyce. Stallworth. Blasingame. Many English teachers believe that YAL offers a sophisticated reading option for addressing standards, designing relevant curricula, and engaging twenty-first century young adults in. Themes in Young Adult Literature: 25 essays covering major themes found within YA novels, including bullying, friendship, heroism, love and social problems Genres of Young Adult Literature: 24 essays focusing on a specific genre within YA literature and analyzing the genre’s influence on the work’s overall message; genres include adventure.Literature Guides for Young Adults Select one of the titles below to view great material that will assist you in teaching these literary classics, old and new.

These teacher's guides to works of literature for the high-school level include overview information, chapter or act synopses, discussion questions, and extended learning activities.

Why YA in the Classroom One answer to this question is using more young adult literature in high school classes to increase interest and reading levels. YA is more popular than ever thanks to a certain dystopian series being turned into an insanely popular movie. a YA science fiction book considered by many a classic and often taught in.