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Teaching Fantasy Novels: From The Hobbit to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

 
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Capitalize on the child appeal of fantasy literature to create challenging activities that address the 12 Standards of the English Language Arts sponsored by NCTE and IRA. This guide contains practical ideas that enable the teacher or librarian to incorporate acclaimed fantasy literature in the elementary and middle school curriculum, and also serves as a reference guide to parents seeking outstanding examples of fiction for students. Each fantasy novel is accompanied by a plot summary and list of major characters, a comprehension check, a vocabulary exercise, discussion questions, reference topics, and suggested multidisciplinary extension activities. Fantasy book selection includes: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire The Hobbit The Dark is Rising Tuck Everlasting Poppy James and the Giant Peach Ella Enchanted The Amber Spyglass

 

Table of Contents

Introduction

The High King

Poppy

Tuck Everlasting

The Lost Years of Merlin

The Dark Is Rising

Into the Land of the Unicorns

James and the Giant Peach

Redwall

The Tombs of Atuan

A Wrinkle in Time

Ella Enchanted

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

The Giver

Dragonflight

The Moorchild

The Blue Sword

The Amber Spyglass

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

The Hobbit

The Castle in the Attic

Author-Title Index

About the Author

 




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