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Fresh Takes on Teaching Literary Elements: How to Teach What Really Matters about Character, Setting, Point of View, and Theme

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Author(s): Michael W. Smith, Jeffrey D. Wilhelm

Michael Smith and Jeffrey Wilhelm illuminate the intricacies of character, setting, point of view, and theme, helping students apply their understanding of literary elements to their reading as well as their writing.

Level(s): Secondary, Middle

ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-545-05256-6

Stock No.: 17953

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Foreword by Deborah Appleman

Bring new power and purpose to the study of literature with innovative tools and strategies that deepen students' understanding of literary elements and help them apply that understanding to their reading as well as their writing.

Rich, original passages illuminate the intricacies of character, setting, point of view, and theme, and deeply engaging activities framed by inquiry enable students to transfer what they learn not only to new reading situations but also to the way they think through problems and live their lives.

208 pp. 2010. Grades 6-12. A copublication of Scholastic Inc. and NCTE.

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