Classroom Language Strategies: Teaching Literature


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This presentation shows how to teach literature to High School Students.

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Classroom Language Strategies: Teaching Literature

  1. 1. Classroom Language Strategies: Teaching Literature by Prof. John Bo Rollins – Lone Star College Group Members: 1. Dwi Firli Ashari 2. Heri Wnarko 3. Khusnul Qhotimah Y 4. Vivi Nur Akmalia
  2. 2. 1. What is Discourse? According to Pak Bo’s explanation, discourse is a language part of community. Why we need discourse? To engage and along well with students in order the students can understand the lesson well.
  3. 3. 2. What is literature? “ I am here to teach about how to teach literature in the classroom’’ Pak Bo Said. Literature is a formal treatment of subject in speech or writing, such as dissertation (Boo,2013). Another Definition said Literature is a term that commonly used to refer to works of creative imagination, including of poetry, drama, fiction, and nonfiction.
  4. 4. 3. Why We Need Literature? Literature represents a language or a people: its more that just a historical, because literature introduces us to new world experiences ( Lombardi, 2013)
  5. 5. 4. How to teach literature?  Known Unknown Start with the language that students understand. Explore the aspects in literature
  6. 6. Genre of literature 1. Novel 2. Short story 3. Plays/Drama 4. Poetry
  7. 7. Hamlet based on Pak Bo’s explanation One of poem in 1963 which tells particular experiences. Tells about a son of the king who neglected by the family kingdom. Tells about a struggle of Hemlet to solve the mystery in the kingdom.
  8. 8. Poem in 1789-1832 Tells about romantic movement on poetry, commonly it tells about nature and country side. Goals: to inspire the reader. Such as: The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
  9. 9. Reference Lombardi, E. (2013). Literature. Took on September 30, 2013, from Classic Literature: