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In Search of the Novel

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Ages: 14 - 18
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Who Owns the Novel?
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
This workshop probes the living nature of the novel by illustrating how each reader makes a novel his or her own. It shows how the interpretation of a novel can change, depending on the reader's culture, class, generation, gender, and personality. (5... [more]
April 23, 2011 at 12:37 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Where Do Novels Come From?
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
This program explores the genesis of characters, plot, themes, and interpretation from the novelist's point of view. Participants examine the relationship between the novel and the objective reality from which it may spring. (58:56)
April 24, 2011 at 11:40 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Are Novels Real?
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
Must a novel's setting and characters — and the characters' motivations and stories — bear some likeness to reality? This program explores how novels connect with readers. Teachers, students, and novelists probe the origins of stories. (58:53)
April 23, 2011 at 11:18 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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What's in It for Me?
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
A novel can transport readers to other places and times, real or imaginary, allowing the readers to meet people and experience life in many different ways. In this program, teachers explore ways to help students respond to novels on deeply personal l... [more]
April 25, 2011 at 01:39 AM
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Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 14 - 18
2466 Views:
Why Do I Have to Read This Book?
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
The workshop's 10 novels are examined to see why they appear on recommended reading lists and why they have earned numerous awards. The program looks at the essential elements of good writing and storytelling and explores positive reasons for reading... [more]
April 25, 2011 at 12:40 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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What's the Story?
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
This workshop explores how an author spins a story and why it is the most important aspect of the novel. In the program, participants examine the importance of the hook, and the "why" behind the events. They also consider various ways into difficult ... [more]
April 23, 2011 at 01:36 AM
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Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 14 - 18
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Who Am I in This Story?
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
A reader can take on a number of roles in a novel: the protagonist, the narrator, the author, or another character. In this program, students and novelists examine the complex ways readers may identify with characters in a novel. (58:52)
April 26, 2011 at 10:34 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Am I Getting Through
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
In this summary, teachers examine their effectiveness in helping students comprehend and appreciate novels and become lifelong readers. Teachers also discuss and demonstrate strategies for evaluation. (58:54)
April 26, 2011 at 11:19 PM
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