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Literacy Engagement through Peritextual Analysis
The creative and engaging approaches to providing, highlighting, and teaching the peritext of a text showcased in this collection will help students learn how to judge a book by its cover . . . and everything else. Copublished with the American Library Association
Just Theory: An Alternative History of the Western Tradition
David Downing offers an alternative history of critical theory in the context of the birth and transformation of the Western philosophical tradition by situating the production of theoretical texts within the geopolitical economy of two pivotal cultural turns: the Platonic revolution, during which a new philosophic, universalist, and literate discourse emerged from what had long been an oral culture, and the Romantic revolution and its nineteenth-century aftermath up to the Paris Commune.
Symphony of Possibilities, A: A Handbook for Arts Integration in Secondary English Language Arts
A Symphony of Possibilities explores arts-based pedagogies
for secondary teachers of English language arts. Drama, music, poetry,
public art, and visual art are explored in detail by experts in their
fields sharing proven methods of instruction with secondary students and
Continuing the Journey 2: Becoming a Better Teacher of Authentic Writing
The second volume in the Continuing the Journey series focuses on authentic writing instruction for the high school classroom. Ken Lindblom and Leila Christenbury draw on what research has taught them about writing—concepts deeply rooted in personal identity and real-world experience—and why we must teach writing accurately, effectively, and fearlessly.
Reader Response Notebook, The: Teaching toward Agency, Autonomy, and Accountability
Ted Kesler, with a community of grade school teachers and students, demonstrates how students’ creative responses lead to deep comprehension of diverse texts and ultimately help them to develop their literate identities.