Commando Classics A Field Manual for Helping Teens Understand Classic Literature by Daria Plumb
Commando Classics A Field Manual for Helping Teens Understand (and Maybe Even Enjoy) Classic Literature

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Commando Classics will help the teacher and librarian work together to present classic literature to teens in an irresistible way, by using what they already know: graphic media, pop culture, and traditional literature. Mythology, American literature, British literature, and Shakespeare, the high school English classes many teens are prepared to resist, will find themselves intrigued when they discover that it is all in the plot, and classic plots and references are in books, movies, cartoons, and even music. In Commando Classics you will learn how to teach the classics to even the most reluctant students, gain and extensive arsenal of resources and references, and realize teachers and librarians make perfect allies.
 

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Published May 15, 2012 by VOYA Press. 300 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Plumb asserts that many students hate reading the classics because they view them as irrelevant and inaccessible. Despite this roadblock, she has found a way to get at-risk teens to enjoy literature. Using the "commando" approach involves getting students hooked on the plot. This strategy allows ...

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