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High School English Support Series: Teaching Short Fiction and Novels



Students (and even some teachers) are often leery of high school literature because of the length of the works and the density of the language.  In spite of our best efforts to summarize the action, explain the symbols, and analyze the text, we are often greeted in our classrooms with bored and apathetic faces wondering, "Why are we reading this? This is hard."  


In this workshop we will explore activities and exercises in a variety of learning styles to help students unlock the language of literature and bring flexibility and freshness to our own units.  We will take time to adapt the lessons to the literature we teach in our own classes. We will also examine critical STAAR TEKS, looking at ways to help students connect with text, make connections between texts, and discern layers of meaning in text. Finally, we will look at connecting literature to writing to help students make sense of it all.

 

Important Session Information:



T-TESS/T-PESS:
Dimension 1.1: Standards and Alignment, Dimension 1.2: Data and Assessment, Dimension 1.4: Activities

Registration for this session has ended
Session ID:
601033
Credits Available:
(6) CPE
Seats Available:
84
Fee:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Annie Padilla
Instructor(s):
Greg Reeves
Audience:
Teacher (9-12)
Date Time Location
11/13/2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 17 ESC - South Conference B


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