YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE AND THE COMMON CORE: A SURPRISINGLY GOOD FIT
- "Off the Field and Into the Classroom: Using Sports Literature to Prompt Critical Thinking and Deep Feeling in Students.". Beckelhimer, Lisa // Ohio Journal of English Language Arts;2007, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p23
The article discusses the use of young adult sports literature to prompt critical thinking and deep feeling in students. The sociology/research essay can provide lessons in foundational concepts, such as summary and profile writing. This assignment also contributes to the development of...
- The Case for Young Adult Literature. Salvner, Gary M. // Ohio Journal of English Language Arts;2007, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p56
The article explains the reasons behind the importance of reading young adult literature. Young adult novels make for great reading because they are thought-provoking and affecting. These type of books also help teachers to satisfy Ohio's academic content standards in reading literature. The use...
- Summer workshops on books in Spanish for young readers. // Reading Today;Feb/Mar2007, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p40
The article reports on the forthcoming summer workshops offered by the Barahona Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents at California State University San Marcos, including the workshops Current Issues: Books in Spanish for Young Readers, scheduled on June 11-13,...
- Editor's Notes. Engber, Gillian // Booklist;12/15/2012, Vol. 109 Issue 8, p39
The article provides information from the editorial staff of "Booklist," specifically dealing with aligning book choices with the Common Core State Standards, a notable review of the audiobook "Night Flight: Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic," by Robert Burleighm, and young adult genres.
- A Young Adult Diet for Adults: Bring on the Good Stuff! Follos, Alison // Library Media Connection;Oct2004, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p42
Focuses on the success of the "Title Trekking" program that aims to encourage students to read book from a carefully selected reading list and reflect about them in a journal and provides tips on how to start a successful one. Rationale behind the need to launch a young adult book presentation...
- MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICES. // Reading Today;Oct/Nov2007, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p26
The article offers a look at the Choices program, which allows students in the U.S. to select the best new children's and young adult books. Under the program, each participating educator received starter collection of 24 books, and before February, the books will rotate twice. Students will...
- Joan Bauer: Teen Reads: Student Companion To Young Adult Literature. Lesesne, Teri S. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Feb2008, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p438
The article presents a review of the book "Joan Bauer: Teen Reads: Student Companion to Young Adult Literature," by Alleen Pace Nilsen.
- Books for adolescents. Blasingame, James // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Nov2007, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p280
The article discusses various book reviews published within the issue, including one by the Bernick-Steele family on "Softwire: Virus on Orbis I," by P.J. Haarsma, another by Jennifer Coombe on "Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath," by Stephanie Hemphill, and a third by George...
- Editor's Comments. // Resource Links;Oct2013, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p1
An introduction to articles published within the issue is presented, including reviews of reading materials for children and young adults and a listing of adult books of interest to teenagers.