Mar 27, 2012 ... One of the many problems with the federally coerced Common Core State
Standards is that they greatly de-emphasize the study of literature ...
Thursday in one of my Introduction to Literature courses, one of my students said,
"Ma'am, I have a question. No disrespect, but...." We all know ...
This article gives an overiew of some of the reasons a student should or should
not undertake the study of English Literature.
May 22, 2015 ... There are several reasons: 1. Studying English literature boosts your writing skills
. By reading history's greatest writers, you learn how to write ...
Oct 14, 2012 ... Studying literature naturally lends itself to involving those higher level thinking
skills that we as teachers so desperately want for our students.
A degree in literary and cultural studies will prepare you for a career in English-
language teaching, where multi-media forms are now at least as important as ...
You might still wonder what the point is of studying literature as an academic—
what do English studies give to us, and what's the goal of all that work?
Jul 9, 2012 ... Why study literature, or any of the arts (painting, music, etc.)? Literature is just
stories. If studying science, math, and computer engineering is, ...
Jul 20, 2010 ... Provides a list of beneficial reasons for integrating literature into the ... A study of
thirty second-, third-, fourth-, and sixth-grade classrooms by ...
Studying literature involves reading, discussing, thinking and writing, helping
students to improve in those areas. It also encourages students to think critically,