If you find yourself teaching classic literature, you may need some fresh ideas on how to improve comprehension and help your students fall head over heels in love with books.
Whether you teach in a traditional classroom, school at home, or snuggle with toddlers on the sofa, this message is for you! Teaching literature is a powerful learning tool that’s easier than you might think.
In Episode 001 on teaching literature you’ll learn…
- how two classical educators use classic literature in their homes and in their classrooms
- the power of literature
- how historical context can be formed from classic literature
Helpful resources for teaching literature:
- Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) – Andrew Pudewa
- Classical Conversations (CC)
- Robinson Crusoe
- The Witch of Blackbird Pond
- Read-Aloud Revival with Sarah Mackenzie
- Timeline of Classics: Historical Context for the Good and Great Books – Gail Ledbetter
- Dr. Beechick’s HOMESCHOOL Answer Book – Ruth Beechick
- Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable Peace – Sarah Mackenzie
- #47 – How to Read the Classics with Kids (even if you’ve never read them before) – podcast with Sarah Mackenzie and Gail Ledbetter
Thanks for listening! Tune in for episode 002 for the remainder of my conversation with Donna. In part two, we’ll complete our discussion of how to implement reader-response journaling in the classroom.
Connect with Donna on her blog at: classicalrevival.com
Preview Timeline of Classics