Teaching the Classics in the Inclusive Classroom: Reader Response Activities to Engage All Learners

Teaching the Classics in the Inclusive Classroom: Reader Response Activities to Engage All Learners

ISBN: 0787994065

ISBN 13: 9780787994068

Publication Date: November 01, 2007

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Pages: 200

Format: Paperback

Author: Katherine S. McKnight

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Teaching the Classics in the Inclusive Classroom offers teachers a practical resource for helping students in grades 6-12 connect to and appreciate classic literary works. The book is filled with high-interest and engaging exercises that work with a variety of learners (with a particular emphasis on students with special needs), utilizing "pre-reading," "during reading," and "after reading" activities. Many of these exercises help to strengthen reading comprehension while other activities are specifically designed to reinforce vocabulary skills, as these apply to selected classic texts. Using these exercises and techniques to teach the classics will help your students appreciate literature and become better critical thinkers, writers, and readers.

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