young adult literature
How to use this site
Goals for teaching
literature: What does it mean to teach literature?
students’ individual differences: Who are our kids?
Organizing Literature Instruction: How Do I Decide What to Teach?
to Foster Interpretation: How Can I Help Students Read Better?
Discussions of Literature: How Do I Get Them to Talk about Literature?
literature: How do I get them to write about literature?
in the classroom: What’s the use of story?
and task-specific strategies: How does the shape of a text change
the shape of my teaching?
Classics: Do I Have To Teach the Canon, And If So, How Do I Do It?
to Engage Students with Literature: What are Different Ways of Seeing?
Literacy: What else is a text and how do I teach it?
Evaluating Students’ Learning: How do I know what they’ve
Censorship, Creating an Ethical Classroom Environment. and Teacher
Professionalism: How do I Stay in Control, Out of Trouble, and Continue
to Develop as A Teacher?
Epic Hero Unit
unit for a 12th grade honors class covering mythology, The Iliad, and The Aeneid
monsters in literature and film
Fairy Tale Analysis Webquest
Analyzing fairy tales using psychological lenses
SurLaLlune fairy tales
an excellent source of fairy tales, annotations, and historical info
Taming the Alien Genre: Bringing Science Fiction into the Classroom
MOO Project for Brave New World
college course on science fiction
course materials for studying science fiction
The Chronicles of Narnia
Encyclopedia Mythica: who’s who of gods/monsters