Young People's Pavilion: Reading to W...

Young People's Pavilion: Reading to Write: Connecting Composition and Literature

There are 4 comments on the www.dailykos.com story from Oct 16, 2011, titled Young People's Pavilion: Reading to Write: Connecting Composition and Literature. In it, www.dailykos.com reports that:

The stories they tell in these histories are of people, places, books, and ideas that moved them, compelled them to action, and ultimately shaped their identities. Students often testify to the works that got them excited about reading, that surprised them, intrigued them, con-fused them, and stuck with them. A variety of texts compete for our students’ attention and multiple literacies are required to remain competitive and fluent today. But literature and narrative still have a place in our students’ lives, whether Harry Potter or Hamlet, Stephen King or “ Story of an Hour,” Facebook or Faulkner.
writes Elizabeth Howells in Literature: Reading to Write.

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Since: Feb 09

Anniston, AL

#1 Oct 16, 2011

Since: Feb 09

Anniston, AL

#2 Oct 16, 2011
The book includes an eclectic array of classic and contemporary voices in literature, as well as sections devoted to newer genres, such as graphic novels.

Since: Feb 09

Anniston, AL

#3 Oct 16, 2011
Mick

Clearlake, CA

#4 Nov 11, 2011
Education is vital in all aspects of our society.
Read more about this at http://mick-odds-ends.blogspot.com

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