Optional Reading

Recommended Optional Texts (may be used for the final exam):

Critical Encounters in High School English Teaching Literary Theory to Adolescents

The English Teacher's Companion A Complete Guide to Classroom, Curriculum, and the Profession

Exploring and Teaching the English Language Arts

How Porcupines Make Love III: Readers, Texts, and Cultures in the Response-Based Literature Classroom

Language and Reflection: An Integrated Approach to Teaching English

Literature and Lives: A Response-based, Cultural Studies Approach

The Literature Workshop: Teaching Texts and Their Readers

Literature and the Web: Reading and Responding with New Technologies

Making the Journey: On Being and Becoming a Teacher

Reshaping High School English

Teaching Literature in the Secondary School

Weaving in the Women Transforming the High School English Curriculum

You Gotta BE the Book: Teaching Engaged and Reflective Reading with Adolescents

Also Recommended:

Adolescent Literature as a Compliment to the Classics, I, II, III

Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms

Differentiated Instruction in the English Classroom

How English Teachers Get Taught

Literature as Exploration

Literature Circles

Rationales for Challenged Books

Reading, Writing, and Rising Up

Standards in Practice Grades 9-12

Standards in Practice Grades 6-8

Tradition and Reform in the Teaching of English

The Tech-Savvy English Classroom

Created by: allen.webb@wmich.edu
Revised Date: 1/09