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In Search of the Novel:Teacher-TalkNovel

Subject: Who Owns the Novel

From: aprillyn@bonduel.k12.wi.us
Date: Thu Mar 30 2000 - 12:12:13 EST


I also took an idea from broadcast #1 where Ashby Reid had her students respond to significant quotes from the novel. I used this with the novel Parallel Journeys (Holocaust novel alternating chapters between an Auschwitz survivor and a Hitler Youth member). I had students write their responses to their choice of 6 quotes from a list of 20. Then the next day, in a circle, students responded to the entire list. We used a ball as Ashby did so only the student with the ball could talk. This was a great way to discuss significant quotes and themes from the novel.

Lynn Aprill


 

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