The Materials for Elements of Literature
Elements of Literature broadens students’ understanding of literature by focusing on advanced literary concepts. Students will learn the method and the importance of literary analysis by studying pieces from several genres and interpreting them in light of biblical truth. One of the major literary pieces studied is Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The textbook promotes critical thinking skills as key to understanding and appreciating literature. Also, a visual analysis section found at the beginning of each unit relates the unit’s topic with the visual arts.
Elements of Literature Teacher’s Edition is a two-volume text that helps teachers strengthen students’ understanding of literature by focusing on the teaching of advanced literary concepts. The teacher’s edition features wide margins with ideas for leading class discussions and suggested teaching resources. Students will learn the means and the importance of literary analysis by studying pieces from several genres and interpreting them in light of biblical principles. The toolkit CD includes quizzes, reading and vocabulary standardized test practices, ESL exercises, writing worksheets, writing rubrics, and reproducibles.
Elements of Literature Tests are designed to assess a student’s knowledge of the material presented in Elements of Literature. Tests include multiple choice, short answer, matching, and true and false questions as well as brief essay. A midterm and final exam are also included.
Elements of Literature Tests Answer Key includes a copy of the student tests with answer overprints for easy grading.
This versatile DVD containing selected scenes from the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is the perfect accompaniment for teaching the play. Scenes can be viewed separately, with the director's explanation of the action leading up to each scene. The DVD can also be viewed in its entirety to give students a good overall review of the play and its most important elements. A resource for literature and drama. Suitable for teens and adults.