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Issue Details: First known date: 2012 2012
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'This chapter explores the potential for using educational drama (sometimes called drama pedagogy) to explore difficult texts in the classroom. [...] By 'difficult texts' we mean both texts that include difficult vocabulary or complex narrative structures, as well as texts that are 'difficult' because they address potentially controversial issues, sometimes avoided in the classroom' (p. 161) [Authors' abstract]

Notes

  • The article refers to the classroom use of a number of texts, with Looking for Alibrandi the one Australian work commented upon.

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    y Teenagers and Reading : Literary Heritages, Cultural Contexts and Contemporary Reading Practices Jacqueline Manuel (editor), Sue Brindley (editor), Kent Town : Wakefield Press Australian Association for the Teaching of English , 2012 Z1875911 2012 anthology criticism 'Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices brings together international research and practical perspectives on the current state of teenagers' reading. The contributions by teachers, researchers and other educators explore the 'what, how, when, where, and why' of adolescents' reading, advancing our understanding of the relationships between and among teenage readers, texts and contexts.' -- Back cover Kent Town : Wakefield Press Australian Association for the Teaching of English , 2012 pg. 161-175
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