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HELP SECONDARY ENGLISH TEACHERS...What authors and texts to the kids seem to like best?

Discussion in 'English' started by josephs15, May 22, 2011.

  1. faves at my school:
    To Kill a Mockingbird
    Of Mice and Men
    i Know why the Caged Bird Sings

    A Christmas Carol/ Great Expectations
    Wuthering Heights
    Romeo and Juliet
    Richard III
  2. Thank you Medina...appreciate that ;o) I would still appreciate suggestions from others as well ;o)
  3. Hi,
    Have a look at the Carnegie award website.....it's a comp involving kids across the country...got to read and review 6 or 8 books.....I've read them along with the kids and found most of them enjoyable. It depends what is in the stock cupboard of what ever school you go to.....diff cultures is covered at KS4 in various anthologies.....as for Shakespeare plays......it depends on HOW you teach it.....do your fav and they will love it!!!! : )
  4. Faves at my (placement) school at the moment:
    Blood Brothers
    A View From The Bridge
    Of Mice and Men
    War Poetry
    Much Ado

    Bog Child (adapted play)
    His Dark Materials (adapted play)


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