World Literature research topicsOctober 11, 2016 – 03:11 pm

World Literature research topics

Learning Objectives Define the research literature in psychology and give examples of sources that are part of the research literature and sources that are not. Describe and use several methods for finding previous research on a particular research idea or question. Reviewing the research literature means finding, reading, and summarizing the published research relevant to your question. An empirical research report written in American Psychological…

World Literature Publishing CompanyOctober 3, 2016 – 02:46 pm

World Literature Publishing Company

Self-published authors with their insistent need to spam social media and pump out a copious amount of horrible ebooks are ruining the modern online bookstore. You can’t browse Kobo, Barnes and Noble, or Amazon without running into a maelstrom of poorly written and poorly edited books. All of these bookstores put indie authors’ books side by side with established authors, who are signed to a publishing company. Social media is also a breeding ground…

World Literature activitiesSeptember 21, 2016 – 02:07 pm

World Literature activities

Dhaka Taxis. Photo by v i p e z/Flickr I’m in Dhaka, Bangladesh, for just the second time, almost exactly one year after my first visit, but things are eerily different. The drive from Dhaka International—which, in contrast, has stubbornly resisted the slightest evolution—is idyllic, which in Dhaka, the world’s most densely populated city, suggests the post-apocalyptic. The main thoroughfare leading into the city from the airport is almost deserted…

World Literature for HomeschoolersSeptember 17, 2016 – 01:17 pm

World Literature for Homeschoolers

David Copperfield (Penguin Classics, 1996) by Charles Dickens is the charming tale of a young boy’s life in nineteenth-centuryEngland. Readers are shown Dickens’ universe through the eyes of innocent David Copperfield, as he passes through the various stages of childhood and boyhood into adulthood. Readers will be entertained, instructed, and convicted by turns as Davy grows, learns, and changes in the bustling world ofEngland during the 1800s. Purpose…

World Literature SyllabusAugust 29, 2016 – 01:44 am

World Literature Syllabus

By Kate Swanson Your new CGA leadership team has been working hard to build exciting and innovative collaborations to help promote geography education in California’s schools. We recently had an opportunity to collaborate with the Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP), a high school that has been teaching girls in San Diego since 1882. Working with English teachers Katie Turner and Laura Rodriguez, we helped develop an exciting sophomore World Literature…

World Literature since the RenaissanceAugust 17, 2016 – 01:04 am

World Literature since the Renaissance

In 1938, in the midst of the Great Depression, Franklin Roosevelt declared that the South was “the nation’s number one economic problem.” By any measure—education, literacy, per capita wealth—the South lagged far behind the rest of the United States. But the region which was more associated with racism than reading was on the verge of making astonishing contributions to American literature. The years between the two world wars were a remarkably fertile…

World Literature for Young AdultsAugust 9, 2016 – 12:43 am

World Literature for Young Adults

Reading makes immigrants of us all - it takes us away from home, but, most important, it finds homes for us everywhere. Young adult literature from other countries offers teachers and students a powerful resource for learning. Although it can be difficult to locate foreign YA literature, the benefits of using these books are significant. Foreign YA literature can open up the world to American readers, creating new understanding of and appreciation…