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Middle School English Teacher's Guide to Active Learning

1st Edition

By Marc Moeller, Victor Moeller

Routledge

204 pages

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Description

This book will show you how you can:

- foster reflective, independent thinking in your class

- boost the number of students who actively participate

- prevent the discussions from falling flat or degenerating into "bull sessions"

This volume features 20 student-centered lesson plans and includes answer keys for teachers. Each lesson plan engages students in active learning.

Table of Contents

1. Two Models of Teaching

2. Techniques of Active and Close Reading: Fiction and Non Fiction

3. The Socratic Method

4. The Theory Behind Active Learning

5. Preparing a Socratic Seminar on Gaston

6. Lesson Plans:

The Chocolate War

Beyond the Chocolate War

The Giver

Shane

Of Mice and Men

The Little Prince

Running Loose

A Game of Catch

Two Soldiers

Thank You M'am

Charles

Sucker

There Will Come Soft Rains

The Zodiacs

Out of the Silent Planet

The Light in the Forest

The Time Machine Bethgelert

The Zebra

Storyteller

Gaston

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General