young adult literature

Connecticut Writing Project–Fairfield to host Bridgeport students for daylong writing conference at Fairfield University  FAIRFIELD, Conn. (May 3, 2013) – The Connecticut Writing Project–Fairfield (CWP), based at Fairfield University, will welcome more than 100 Bridgeport youth in grades 8 through 12 to campus on May 21, 2013, for the first Writing Our Lives-Bridgeport conference. Sponsored in...
Kayla Martinson, Shelby Williamson, Josh Mortensen This resource approaches the following three questions: Why should students read literature in the 21st century? What qualifies as a text in the 21st century? What literature should students be reading in the 21st century? Why should students read literature in the 21st century? (image source) Reading is one of the most important intellectual...
Background Through a generous grant from a corporate sponsor, our university was able to purchase 14 iPads with iMovie, young adult literature selections for book circles, and video cameras for a book trailer project with a local middle school. A book trailer is, no surprise here, a trailer for a book in the style of a movie trailer. Search YouTube for your favorite book + "book trailer" or "...