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Class Novels Holes and Goal

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  • 1. Classic Novels and Their Current Relevance Matt Stone
  • 2. Why Classic Literature?
    • Simple answer- I should have read more in high school
    • So much to read, better start now
    • These books aren’t going anywhere
    • To look good
  • 3. Essential Questions
    • -Why are these novels relevant today?
    • -Why should we study these texts in the classroom?
    • -What themes are prevalent within the group of identified classics that unifies them as classical literature?
    • - Why should students continue reading novels like these throughout their educational years?
  • 4. Enduring Understandings
    • Reading one classic can enlighten you a great deal
    • Classics such as The Catcher in the Rye can provide insight into students’ thought processes
    • There are a ton of them, but each little bit helps
    • Classic novels, while not all suited to be read in a classroom environment, can provide excerpts and connections
    • You feel smarter!
  • 5. Products
    • Wordle
    • Power Point and Word Search
    • Child Abuse Pamphlet
    • Smart Board Matching Lesson
  • 6.  
  • 7. Favorite Resources
    • 100 Must-Read Classic Novels
    • By Nick Rennison
    • Published by Bloomsbury Good Reading Guides
    • Author background information
    • Complete plot description which avoids spoilers
    • Small and easy to read
    • Just enough information
    • Gives both author
    • and book information
  • 8. QUESTIONS?