Added by: dovesnake | Karma: 1370.30 | Literature Studies, Reupload Needed | 18 November 2012
Each entry, or chapter, focuses on one work in contemporary literature. The following elements are contained in each entry: Introduction, Author Biography, Plot Summary, Characters, Themes, Style, Historical and Cultural Context, Critical Overview, Sources, For Further Study, Criticism, Media Adaptations, Compare and Contrast Box, What Do I Read Next?, and Study Questions. Each volume is indexed by author, title, nationality/ethnicity, and includes a glossary of literary terms.
Poetry for Students is designed specifically to meet the curricular needs of high school and undergraduate college students studying poetry. A quick but information-rich reference source, each volume of Poetry for Students provides analysis of approximately 20 poems that teachers and librarians have identified as the most frequently studied in literature courses.
The Literacy Coach's Handbook: A Guide to Research-Based Practice (Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy)
Added by: Anonymous | Karma: | Only for teachers, Literature Studies | 8 November 2012
This comprehensive guide addresses the fundamentals of designing and directing a high-quality elementary reading program. Step by step, the book provides the knowledge needed to ensure that teachers and students benefit from scientifically based reading research. Aided by reproducible figures and many detailed examples, preservice and practicing literacy coaches learn best practices for:
*Analyzing student achievement.
*Selecting new curricula, texts, and resources.
*Providing professional development.
*Assisting individual teachers.
*Engaging the whole school community in supporting positive change.
Added by: Kahena | Karma: 11359.98 | Literature Studies, Reupload Needed | 6 November 2012
Conflict, Action and Suspense
Using this work, writers will learn how to create stories full of drama, tension and surprise. Noble walks writers through setting the stage of a great narrative and then builds on this foundation taking it all the way to a gripping close.'
Used by nearly a quarter million students each year, A Pocket Style Manual is a straightforward, inexpensive quick reference, with content flexible enough to suit the needs of writers in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, health professions, business, fine arts, education, and beyond. Its slim format, brief length, and spiral binding make it easy for students to keep A Pocket Style Manual with them for every writing assignment, in any class. With its signature Hacker handbook quick-reference features—hand-edited sentences, color-coded documentation coverage, user-friendly index entries, and a clean, uncluttered design
'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times …'. So begins this tale of ill-fated love and heroic sacrifice. This complete study edition of A Tale of Two Cities includes information about the French Revolution, questions, writing ideas, and projects - everything students need to explore one of Dickens's most enduring works.
- Friendly reading support ensures understanding and enjoyment - Guided Reading Questions guide students through the work by raising important issues in key passages - Footnotes explain obscure references, unusual usages and terms
Hamlet is a tale of ghosts, murder, and political intrigue. In addition, this is an emotion-packed story of love, revenge, treachery, and madness. This complete study edition of Hamlet includes historical information, questions, writing ideas, and projects to help students explore the most popular work in the history of English theatre.
- Friendly reading support ensures understanding and enjoyment - Guided Reading Questions guide students through the work by raising important issues in key passages. - Footnotes explain obscure references, unusual usages, and terms