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The pocket instructor, literature : 101 exercises for the college classroom, edited by Diana Fuss and William A. Gleason

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The pocket instructor, literature : 101 exercises for the college classroom
Title
The pocket instructor, literature
Title remainder
101 exercises for the college classroom
Statement of responsibility
edited by Diana Fuss and William A. Gleason
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
"This is the first comprehensive collection of hands-on, active learning exercises for the college literature classroom, offering ideas and inspiration for new and veteran teachers alike. These 101 surefire lesson plans present creative and interactive activities to get all your students talking and learning, from the first class to final review. Whether you are teaching genres or periods, canonical or noncanonical literature, majors or nonmajors, medieval verse or the graphic novel, this volume provides practical and flexible exercises for creating memorable learning experiences. Help students learn more and retain that knowledge longer by teaching them how to question, debate, annotate, imitate, write, draw, map, stage, or perform. These user-friendly exercises feature clear and concise step-by-step instructions, and each exercise is followed by helpful teaching tips and descriptions of the exercise in action. All encourage collaborative learning and many are adaptable to different class sizes or course levels. A collection of successful approaches for teaching fiction, poetry, and drama and their historical, cultural, and literary contexts, this indispensable book showcases the tried and true alongside the fresh and innovative. 101 creative classroom exercises for teaching literature Exercises contributed by experienced teachers at a wide range of colleges and universities Step-by-step instructions and teaching tips for each exercise Extensive introduction on the benefits of bringing active learning to the literature classroom Cross-references for finding further exercises and to aid course planning Index of literary authors, works, and related topics "--
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YDXCP
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illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1981-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fuss, Diana
  • Gleason, William A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature
  • Lesson planning
  • Education
  • EDUCATION
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Education
  • Lesson planning
  • Literature
  • EDUCATION / Reference
Label
The pocket instructor, literature : 101 exercises for the college classroom, edited by Diana Fuss and William A. Gleason
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Discussionsâ€"collaborative classroom activities for promoting discussion""; ""The Sixty Second Game""; ""Fishbowl""; ""Read, Reread, Close Read""; ""Put the Question""; ""It’s Time We Talked""; ""Reverse Entropy""; ""Debate""; ""Leader, Skeptic, Scribe""; ""Essentialsâ€"classic literary exercises everyone should try""; ""The Blow Up""; ""The Cut Up""; ""The One-Liner""; ""The New Title""; ""The Descriptive Word""; ""The Common Thread""
  • ""Storiesâ€"narrative, plot, setting, structure, character, point of view, beginnings, endings, ethics""""The Six-Word Story""; ""Narrative Rounds""; ""Splicing""; ""Is It in Your Body?""; ""Mapmaker""; ""Diagram This""; ""Bridges""; ""Intersectional Reading""; ""Proust Questionnaire""; ""Understanding Point of View""; ""Flip the Script""; ""First Paragraphs""; ""Script Doctor""; ""Alternate Endings""; ""The Great Debate""; ""Stories: Further Exercises""; ""Poemsâ€"content, form, language, sound, meter""; ""Let’s Get Heretical""; ""Great (and Not So Great) Expectations""; ""Piece by Piece""
  • ""Form and Content""""Sonnet Sampler""; ""Dramatic Monologue""; ""Parts of Speech""; ""Tenor and Vehicle""; ""Be Pedantic""; ""Karaoke Poetry""; ""Explode the Poem""; ""Close Listening""; ""Don’t Get Stressed by Meter""; ""Your Line""; ""Versification""; ""Poems: Further Exercises""; ""Playsâ€"interpretation, genre, character, staging, performance, context""; ""Vote with Your Feet""; ""Statues""; ""Dramatic Scansion in Everyday Life""; ""Playing with Genre""; ""Whose Line Is It, Anyway?""; ""We’ve Got the Beat""; ""Talk Show Host""; ""Set Design""; ""Staging the Scene""; ""Adaptation""
  • ""Literature Class Band""""Judge a Book by Its Cover""; ""The Blank Syllabus""; ""Build-A-Canon""; ""Canons: Further Exercises""; ""Wordsâ€"understanding, defining, and relating words""; ""Keywords""; ""Vocabulary Bites""; ""Le Mot Juste""; ""Word Clouds""; ""Aphorisms""; ""Fill in the Blanks""; ""The Fascination of What’s Difficult""; ""Words: Further Exercises""; ""Stylesâ€"naming, describing, and imitating styles""; ""First Things First""; ""Dramatic Echoes""; ""The Forgers’ Circle""; ""One-Sentence Pastiche""; ""Imitate This""; ""Convolution""; ""Punctuation Matters""
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ocn933584440
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 355 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400873784
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.1515/9781400873784
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 834879
  • 3deb32b3-9d41-42aa-9a65-d0fe6c878152
  • 22573/ctvc62tvz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)933584440
Label
The pocket instructor, literature : 101 exercises for the college classroom, edited by Diana Fuss and William A. Gleason
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Discussionsâ€"collaborative classroom activities for promoting discussion""; ""The Sixty Second Game""; ""Fishbowl""; ""Read, Reread, Close Read""; ""Put the Question""; ""It’s Time We Talked""; ""Reverse Entropy""; ""Debate""; ""Leader, Skeptic, Scribe""; ""Essentialsâ€"classic literary exercises everyone should try""; ""The Blow Up""; ""The Cut Up""; ""The One-Liner""; ""The New Title""; ""The Descriptive Word""; ""The Common Thread""
  • ""Storiesâ€"narrative, plot, setting, structure, character, point of view, beginnings, endings, ethics""""The Six-Word Story""; ""Narrative Rounds""; ""Splicing""; ""Is It in Your Body?""; ""Mapmaker""; ""Diagram This""; ""Bridges""; ""Intersectional Reading""; ""Proust Questionnaire""; ""Understanding Point of View""; ""Flip the Script""; ""First Paragraphs""; ""Script Doctor""; ""Alternate Endings""; ""The Great Debate""; ""Stories: Further Exercises""; ""Poemsâ€"content, form, language, sound, meter""; ""Let’s Get Heretical""; ""Great (and Not So Great) Expectations""; ""Piece by Piece""
  • ""Form and Content""""Sonnet Sampler""; ""Dramatic Monologue""; ""Parts of Speech""; ""Tenor and Vehicle""; ""Be Pedantic""; ""Karaoke Poetry""; ""Explode the Poem""; ""Close Listening""; ""Don’t Get Stressed by Meter""; ""Your Line""; ""Versification""; ""Poems: Further Exercises""; ""Playsâ€"interpretation, genre, character, staging, performance, context""; ""Vote with Your Feet""; ""Statues""; ""Dramatic Scansion in Everyday Life""; ""Playing with Genre""; ""Whose Line Is It, Anyway?""; ""We’ve Got the Beat""; ""Talk Show Host""; ""Set Design""; ""Staging the Scene""; ""Adaptation""
  • ""Literature Class Band""""Judge a Book by Its Cover""; ""The Blank Syllabus""; ""Build-A-Canon""; ""Canons: Further Exercises""; ""Wordsâ€"understanding, defining, and relating words""; ""Keywords""; ""Vocabulary Bites""; ""Le Mot Juste""; ""Word Clouds""; ""Aphorisms""; ""Fill in the Blanks""; ""The Fascination of What’s Difficult""; ""Words: Further Exercises""; ""Stylesâ€"naming, describing, and imitating styles""; ""First Things First""; ""Dramatic Echoes""; ""The Forgers’ Circle""; ""One-Sentence Pastiche""; ""Imitate This""; ""Convolution""; ""Punctuation Matters""
Control code
ocn933584440
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 355 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400873784
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.1515/9781400873784
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 834879
  • 3deb32b3-9d41-42aa-9a65-d0fe6c878152
  • 22573/ctvc62tvz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)933584440

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