Carol Brown and Jeff Purse

Carol Brown is a long-time educator currently teaching English at Walter Murray Collegiate in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She has co-written teachers guides for both Thistledown and Nelson.

Jeff Purse is a long-time educator and teaches English at Walter Murray Collegiate in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He has co-written teachers guides for both Thistledown and Nelson.

 

 

  


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124 pages / paper

For Short Story Collections:

Paradise Café and Other Stories
The Blue Camaro
Laws of Emotion

Grades 11 & 12

ISBN: 978-1-895449-48-8
List Price: $19.95

Carol Brown and Jeff Purse

 The Thistledown Short Fiction Guide includes:
R. P. MacIntyre's The Blue Camaro,
Alison Lohans' Laws of Emotion, and
Martha Brooks' Paradise Café and Other Stories.

In writing it, the authors of the guide considered the following principles:

  • Using student-centred instruction;
  • Using a variety of teaching strategies to build and refine students' literary, writing, and communicative skills;
  • Encouraging students to respond to literature in different ways: hence, oral, auditory, and visual activities are interwoven with reading and writing excercises throughout the Guide;
  • Emphasizing to students the importance of developing literary and communication skills.

The short stories in each collection are formatted into the following sections: SUMMARY, SKILLS AND CONCEPTS, TEACHING STRATEGIES, and PERSONAL RESPONSE TO LITERATURE/ JOURNAL WRITING.

For thematic connections see specfic title.

This guide is free with each class set purchase of 20 or more

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