Approaches to Literature through Literary Form by Paula Montgomery
  

Approaches to Literature through Literary Form

Written by Paula Montgomery
Illustrated by
Part of the The Oryx Reading Motivation Series Series

Synopsis

Approaches to Literature through Literary Form by Paula Montgomery

The form in which literature is fashioned and presented often determines its impact. Approaches to Literature through Literary Form discusses the various structures of literature (narration, exposition, persuasion, procedure, and description) and identifies sources that will engage student interest. Activities, teaching techniques, and resources are provided for introducing the forms of literature that are explored.

Reviews

1996 Curriculum Administrator Winner of The Top 100There is nothing more frustrating to a teacher than a student who won't read. The most difficult time to motivate students to read comes in grades 5 through 9 when personal and social distractions can seem overwhelming. . . . Approaches to Literature through Literary Form is the newest teaching tool from Oryx Press (Phoenix, AZ). This new resource gives teachers and media specialists a method of introducing students to common literary structures and to create learning environments that encourage reading. - Curriculum Administrator The bibliographic citations are for very recent materials and include all formats from magazines through CD-ROM, TV and video. . . . The quality of the research and writing is excellent. - VOYA It gives teachers and media specialists a method of introducing students to common literary structures and encourage reading. - Curriculum Administrator

About the Author

Paula Kay Montgomery is copublisher and editor of School Library Media Activities Monthly. She has a PhD in reading education from the University of Maryland, College Park. an MLS from Florida State University, Tallahassee, and has served as chief, School Library Media Services with the Maryland State Department of Education and as a teacher specialist for the Montgomery County Public Schools. Among other publication are Approaches to Literature through Literary Form and Approaches to Literature through Subject, both published by Oryx Press.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
168 pages

Author

Paula Montgomery
More books by Paula Montgomery

Publisher

Greenwood Press an imprint of ABC-CLIO

Publication date

10th November 1995

ISBN

9780897747752


Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****