Jesse Stothers

Jesse Stothers was created, de-tubed and suckled in Regina, Saskatchewan, and has since obtained a B.A. Hons. in English from the University of Saskatchewan, a M.Phil. in Anglo-Irish Literature from Trinity College, University of Dublin, and a PhD. in English at the University of Saskatchewan. He lives in Saskatoon.

 

  


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student response guide

66 pages / paper

ISBN: 978-1-894345-00-2
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69 pages / paper

Short Story Anthology Guide

Middle Years

ISBN: 978-1-894345-02-6
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Jesse Stothers

This guide offers teaching strategies for the content, themes and styles that evoke humour in story telling and the techniques of craft that allow humour to unfold. The guide was created in response to Thistledown’s third national competition for young adult short stories, including the two winning stories “The Trickster” by Jacqueline Pearce, and “Mom?!” by Diana C. Aspin.

 The Opening Tricks Teacher Resource Guide intelligently address the writing styles of  stories by: Cheryl Archer, Karen Krossing, R.P. MacIntyre, Eric Nicol, Sharon Stewart, Beverley Brenna, Shelley A. Leedahl, Barry Mathias, Janice Scott, Jennifer Taylor, and Ed Yatscoff.

The guide is arranged as follows: the Overview section, which includes:

  • Teaching Focus;
  • Plot (Content);
  • Characterization;
  • Themes;
  • The Writer's Craft (Structure and Style);

the Questions section, divided into:

  • Speculations;
  • General Questions;
  • Other Activities

There is a series of Essay Questions and Research Probes to further develop students' writing, web, and library skills.

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student response guide

67 pages / paper

ISBN: 978-1-894345-05-7
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114 pages / paper

For Novels: Windshifter, Dance of the Snow Dragon, The Fungus Garden

Grades 10 & 12

ISBN: 978-1-895449-47-1
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The Thistledown Press Speculative Fiction Guide includes three novels by Canadian writers: Wind Shifter by Linda Smith, Dance of the Snow Dragon by Eileen Kernaghan, and The Fungus Garden by Brian Brett. This guide is designed to enhance the work and interaction of students and teachers alike, and although each novel is treated independently there are many opportunities for overlap if the teacher chooses to emphasize the common elements among them.

For each of the novels the arrangement is as follows: the Overview section, which includes:

  • Teaching Focus;
  • Plot (Content);
  • Characterization;
  • Themes;
  • The Writer's Craft (Structure and Style);

the Questions section, divided into:

  • Speculations
  • General Questions;
  • Other Activities;

finally, there is a series of Essay Questions to further develop students' writing and research skills.

For thematic connections see specific title.

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student response guide

 58 pages / paper

ISBN: 978-1-894345-01-9
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student response guide

 67 pages / paper

ISBN: 978-1-894345-04-0
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student response guide

 40 pages / paper

ISBN: 978-1-894345-37-8
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student response guide

76 pages / paper

ISBN: 978-1-894345-06-4
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