Teaching literature, Part 2

Teaching literature, Part 2

How do you make a kid love literature? Are some of them just not cut out for it? What sorts of things should students be looking for in a book or poem or story? How does a teacher guide them toward said things? How do you teach a story or poem about something kids haven’t experienced yet? How do you give them an ear for style?

In last week’s episode on teaching literature, our heroes gave a more general philosophy of teaching. This week they’re tackling the literature aspect of it all.


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Nathan Alberson is co-founder and creative director of Warhorn Media. He produces and appears on many podcasts—including The Bookening, Sound of Sanity, Sanity at the Movies, and The Ville. He is married to the incandescent Meredith.


Jake is the CEO of Warhorn Media and the discipleship pastor of Clearnote Church. He also teaches at Clearnote Pastors College.


Brandon Chasteen has a Phd. Abd of English literature, although now he works in land and oil. He's a down-home-Texas boy-made-good who just happens to know everything about literature and literary history and literary theory. He podcasts for The Bookening.

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