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    A Close Reading of Bigger Thomas Tertiary-Lifelong
    African American author Richard Wright portrays his characters in Native Son in a stereotypical manner. Dorothy Patterson's paper examines the stereotypical expectations surrounding Richard Wright's black protagonist and two major white characters.

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    Biblically Integrated Literature Lesson Plan Grade 9-Grade 10 New!!
    This high school short story literature analysis lesson helps students think about essential learnings that integrate a biblical worldview. The ideas can be used with any short story that fits the theme. Use this biblically...

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    Current Beats -Teaching English in our Times Grade 10-Grade 12
    This is a proposal for a one-semester course in teaching language arts through dialog about and analysis of literature and media forms of the 20th-21st centuries. Besides providing fascinating material for teaching literature and writing, significant questions...

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    Guide to the Teaching of Literature in Seventh-day Adventist Schools Grade 1-Grade 12
    Intended to provide an overview for thoughtful consideration in preparing to teach from a Christian worldview, this short document includes a philosophy foundational to a study of literature, guidelines for the selection of literature, and choices of literature...

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    Harry Potter - Innocent Fun or Destructive Tool? Tertiary
    Media portrays witchcraft as a “safe, exciting, and spiritually empowering religion.” TV programs, films, fiction books and other forms of media are widespread and are becoming prominent not only in the United States, but also in other countries...

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    Historical, Cultural, and Ideological Roots of Ellen G White's Thinking on Fictional Romance and Drama Tertiary
    This paper presents a reflection on the sociocultural and ideological origins of Ellen G. White's thought regarding the fictional novel and drama. The study is based on some theoretical concepts of FOUCAULT(2002) about the formation and analysis of discourse....

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    Ideology for Children - The Film FormiguinhaZ in the Light of Cultural Studies and Cultural Semiotics Tertiary
    This text makes an ideological critique of the animated production FormiguihaZ, by Dreamworks. It considers cinema an important pedagogical tool at the service of dominant structures, but recognizes that within the cultural industry there are also spaces of...

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    Language Arts for the Gifted Student Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Students who are gifted in language arts need to learn to use higher thinking skills in analyzing literature. They need encouragement and affirmation. This article also introduces the TAG (Talents and Gifts) curriculum developed by the Pacific Union Conference....

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    Latin Phrases in Western Civilization Grade 7-Grade 12
    This worship investigates the role of swords and sword fighting throughout history and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Spiritual connections are drawn from Ephesians 6:10-18.

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    Listening Carefully to the Bible - The Many Voices in Deborah's Story and Song Tertiary-Lifelong
    Discover how to read the Bible for fresh insights. The author suggests ways to read the Bible for new meaning, using literary and voice analysis.

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    Literature Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    This comprehensive guide for students in introductory literature courses addresses crucial questions of interpretation and the limits of literature, and shows how the great works can enrich our understanding of God, ourselves, and the world. Cosponsored by...

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    Something to Talk About: Ideas for Teaching Literature and Writing Grade 9-Lifelong
    What is the role of the Christian English teacher in the college literature and composition classroom? Scott Moncrieff states, "language provides the basis for communication and reflection, and for building relationships with our world, our fellow human...

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    Teaching Literature - A Seventh-day Adventist Approach Grade 9-Lifelong
    Inspiring students to explore for themselves literature can enrich their personal faith in God is the primary mission of Seventh-day Adventist literature teachers. Delmer Davis encourages further conversation regarding the integration of faith and the teaching...

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    The Unlikely Heroes of Judges Tertiary-Lifelong
    Two professors from seemingly diverse disciplines, English Literature and Biblical Studies, present a case for teaching the Old Testament Book of Judges as an upper division interdisciplinary course. This article explores all Judges has to offer both students...

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    Towards a Biblical Understanding of Literary Creativity Tertiary-Lifelong
    Paseggi surveys "the Bible looking for answers in relation to creativity and literature that can help us as teachers meditate on 'whatever things are true...noble...just...[and] pure' (Philippians 4:8)." This paper was presented at the 24th Institute...