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Less is More: Teaching Literature with Short Texts in Grades 6-12

Date: March 7 2013 5:00pm - 8:00pm Location: Room 108, Graduate Campus

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    Ideas by Deborah DeWit Marchant

Room 108, Graduate Campus

Drawing on research as well classroom examples, this workshop will make the case for using short texts to engage middle school and high school students. 

Examples of short texts as well as teaching strategies will be demonstrated and discussed. Participants will also be invited to share their experiences with short texts. 

Workshop Details

This workshop is part of our 2012-2013 Workshop Series

Fee: $30. 
Complimentary coffee and tea will be served.  

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Instructor: Kimberly Campbell, Ed.D.

About the Instructor

Kimberly Campbell, B.A. ‘79, M.A.T. ‘94, J.D., Ed.D. taught middle school and high school language arts and served as the founding principal of a small, urban high school.  She currently teaches at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling where she works primarily with preservice M.A.T. students who are learning to be secondary language arts teachers.  She is the author of Less Is More: Teaching Literature with Short Texts—Grades 6-12 and co-author, with Kristi Latimer, of Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay

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