Teaching Character Education Through Literature
Awakening the Moral Imagination in Secondary Classrooms
By (author) Karen E. Bohlin
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Teaching Character Education Through Literature by Karen E. Bohlin
Book DescriptionThis book shows how secondary and post-secondary teachers can help students become more responsive to the ethical themes and questions that emerge from the narratives they study. It helps teachers to integrate character education into the classroom by focusing on a variety of ways of drawing instructive insights from fictional life narratives. The case studies and questions throughout are designed to awaken students' moral imagination and prompt ethical reflection on four protagonists' motivations, aspirations, and choices. The book is divided into two parts. The first provides a theoretical approach while the second features case studies to apply this approach to the study of four literary characters: * Sydney Carton from Tale of Two Cities * Jay Gatsby from The Great Gatsby * Elizabeth Bennet from Pride and Prejudice * Janie Crawford from Their Eyes Were Watching God The questions, ideas and approaches used in these case studies can also be applied to protagonists from other narrative works in the curriculum.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415322010
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Karen E. Bohlin
Teaching Character Education Through Literature, Paperback (May 2005)
This book offers guidance for teachers looking to include character education within their lessons. It demonstrates how teachers can provide an encounter with literature that enables students to be more responsive to ethical themes and questions.
Building Character in Schools, Paperback (February 2003)
Young people in America today face a crisis of character. Traditional role models continue to disappoint the public, falling short of expectations and fostering cynicism rather than idealism. As a result, many young people struggle to distinguish right from wrong and seem indifferent to whether it matters.
Building Character in Schools Resource Guide, Paperback (January 2002)» View all books by Karen E. Bohlin
Offers school administrators and teachers a practical handbook for developing, assessing, improving, and institutionalizing character education in their schools.
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