Teaching Young Adult Literature: Developing Students as World Citizens

Teaching Young Adult Literature: Developing Students as World Citizens

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Teaching Young Adult Literature: Developing Students As World Citizens (by Thomas W. Bean, Judith Dunkerly-Bean, and Helen Harper) is a middle and secondary school methods text that introduces pre-service teachers in teacher credential programs and in-service teachers pursuing a Masters degree in Education to the field of young adult literature for use in contemporary contexts. The text introduces teachers to current research on adolescent life and literacy; the new and expanding genres of young adult literature; teaching approaches and practical strategies for using young adult literature in English and Language Arts secondary classrooms and in Content Area Subjects (e.g. History); and ongoing social, political and pedagogical issues of English and Language Arts classrooms in relation to contemporary young adult literature.Dystopian science fiction novels trouble utopian views of the future by offering readers seriously flawed fictional societies. For example, George Orwella#39;s (1949) novel Nineteen EightyFour created Big Brother and the Thought Police, amonganbsp;...


Title:Teaching Young Adult Literature: Developing Students as World Citizens
Author: Thomas W. Bean, Judith Dunkerly-Bean, Helen J. Harper
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2013-02-14
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