The Literature 100

Author: Daniel S. Burt
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438127065
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Here is the revised and expanded edition of Daniel S. Burt's fascinating assessment of the 100 most influential novelists, playwrights, and poets of all times and cultures now with 25 additional entries and some reassessments as well as 25 new black-and-white photographs and illustrations. From Doris Lessing and Gabriel Garc a M rquez to Homer and Marcel Proust, the entries provide a compelling, accessible introduction to significant writers of world literature. All of the writers selected have helped to redefine literature, establishing a standard with which succeeding generations of writers and readers have had to contend. The ranking attempts to discern, from the broadest possible perspective, what makes a literary artist great and how that greatness can be measured and compared. Each profile distills the essence of the writer's career and character to help prompt consideration of literary merit and relationships by the reader.

The Literary 100

Author: Daniel S. Burt
Publisher: Facts on File
ISBN: 9780816043828
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Compiled through consultation with literary scholars, provides a survey of writers who have had a profound impact on literature and the world, examining each writer's life, career, and lasting legacy.

100 Experiential Learning Activities for Social Studies Literature and the Arts Grades 5 12

Author: Eugene F. Provenzo
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 151070079X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Learning in secondary school classrooms involves much more than students reciting the "right" answers on high-stakes tests. This activity-packed book encourages educators to move beyond traditional models of teaching and learning and provides them with the tools for getting started. 100 Experiential Learning Activities for Social Studies, Literature, and the Arts, Grades 5–12 focuses on using active learning to engage students in critical thinking and reflection about complex content knowledge in the humanities and the arts. The 100 activities address significant social issues, including social justice, culture, language, and diversity. Teachers can emphasize comprehension, encourage creative thinking, and promote transfer across disciplines to help students: • Explore primary sources to uncover practical and relevant information • Construct careful arguments to integrate new learning with prior knowledge • Question deeply held assumptions to arrive at authentic understandings • Approach new ideas with confidence Take your students through meaningful learning experiences and make knowledge come alive!

Literary Divas

Author: Heather Covington
Publisher: Amber Books Publishing
ISBN: 9780976773535
Format: PDF
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These divas represent the voices of past and future generations, such as Tyra Banks, Terry McMillan, Harriette Cole, Maya Angelou, Iyanla Vanzant, Nikki Giovanni, Dawn Davis, Adrienne Ingrum, Carol Mackey, Oprah Winfrey, Rosa Parks, Shirley Chisholm, Coretta Scott King, Zora Neal Hurston, and Octavia Butler.

100 Questions and Answers About Qualitative Research

Author: Lisa M. Given
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483346897
Format: PDF, ePub
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100 Questions (and Answers) About Qualitative Research, by Lisa M. Given, addresses the practical decisions that researchers must make in their work, from the design of the study, through ethics approval, implementation, and writing. The book’s quick-scan, question-and-answer format make it ideal as a supplementary text or as a ready reference for graduate students preparing for comprehensive exams and writing research proposals, undergraduates in affiliated programs who will not be taking a primary course in qualitative research methods, and researchers working across disciplines in academic or practice environments.

One Hundred People who Changed 20th century America

Author: Mary Cross
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610690850
Format: PDF, Docs
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To what extent does a person's own success result in social transformation? This book offers 100 answers, providing thought-provoking examples of how American culture was shaped within a crucial time period by individuals whose lives and ideas were major agents of change.

Math and Literature

Author: Marilyn Burns
Publisher: Math Solutions
ISBN: 0941355675
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Annotation This series helps teachers use the imaginative ideas in children s books for math lessons. Organized into four grade-level collections to respond to teachers specific classroom needs, this series includes favorite lessons based on a wide variety of children s books. Teachers will appreciate these books for the enjoyment and excitement they bring to math instruction. With introductions by Marilyn Burns, these books include vignettes of lessons and samples of student work. These lessons, based on popular children s books, address major mathematical topics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, geometry, algebraic thinking, number sense, and place value.

The Biography of the Idea of Literature

Author: Adrian Marino
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791428948
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A comprehensive examination of the meaning, history, and evolution of the basic notion of "literature" from antiquity to the seventeenth century.

Books of the Century

Author: Charles McGrath
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 9780609806883
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Presents book reviews and essays on literature originally published in The New York times book review.