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The literate imagination : renewing the secondary English curriculum

Author: Bernard T Harrison
Publisher: London : D. Fulton, 1994.
Series: Quality in secondary schools and colleges series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Five years after the introduction of the National Curriculum, this book seeks to refresh the teaching of secondary English with a discussion about the imagination. Drawing on recent teaching work, it focuses on the importance of imagination in developing all aspects of language usage in school.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard T Harrison
ISBN: 1853463000 9781853463006
OCLC Number: 31409298
Description: xiv, 224 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Imagination, Literacy and the Renewal of English --
2. Imagining in Learning. Study on 'Sian's exploration of Wordsworth' / John Hodgson --
3. Using Metaphor / Bernard T. Harrison, Eve Richards and Muriel Rubin --
4. Learning Through Language. Study on 'the self versus the system' / Kath Green --
5. Realising Through Reading / Bernard T. Harrison, Denise Aitken and Alan Thornsby --
6. Realising Through Writing / Bernard T. Harrison / English/drama student teachers --
7. Realising Through Talking. Study on 'the silent minority' / Janet Collins --
8. Listening to Special Needs / Bernard T. Harrison and Beth Mercer --
9. Creativity in English Studies. Study on 'the power of poetry' / Sue Dymoke --
10. Personal Meaning in Language and Learning. Study on 'the power of narrative' / John Hodgson.
Series Title: Quality in secondary schools and colleges series.
Responsibility: Bernard T. Harrison.

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