Reading, Learning, Teaching Ralph Ellison

Reading, Learning, Teaching Ralph Ellison

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Our English classrooms are often only as vibrant as the literature that we teach. This book explores the writing of African American author Ralph Ellison, who offers readers and students engaging fiction and non-fiction that confront the reader and the world. Here, teachers will find an introduction to Ellisona€™s works and an opportunity to explore how to bring them into the classroom as a part of the reading and writing curriculum. This book attempts to confront what we teach and how we teach as instructors of literature through the vivid texts Ellison offers his readers.aquot;What These Children Are Likeaquot;: A lecture given to educators in 1963 that asks the reader to reconsider assumptions about teaching children from poverty, writing far ahead of his time about a deficit model of addressing children of poverty in ways that do far more harm than good. [Teachers ... THE ESSAY AS COLLAGE.

Title:Reading, Learning, Teaching Ralph Ellison
Author:Paul Lee Thomas
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2008


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