Category Archives: writing

  1. Teaching “Native Son” by Richard Wright, Part Two (Point of View)

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    March 25, 2017 by bhjames78

    The second part of my post on teaching Richard Wright’s 1940 novel, Native Son, is up at Method to the Madness: Creating …
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  2. After the Dam by Amy Hassinger

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    March 14, 2017 by bhjames78

    Last night, I finished reading Amy Hassinger’s novel, After the Dam. It was delightful. Everyone who can read should read …
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  3. CATE Conference 2017: Creating Critical Thinkers through the Study of Literature

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    February 26, 2017 by bhjames78

    Two Fridays ago (February 17th),  Liz and I attended the California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) Conference in Santa Monica, …
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  4. Teaching Native Son by Richard Wright (Part One)

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    January 16, 2017 by bhjames78

    [This post was originally published here, on the website for Method to the Madness: A Common Core Guide to Creating Critical …
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  5. Testimonials from Workshop on Teaching Literature in High School Classrooms

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    January 15, 2017 by bhjames78

    On January 9th, we (Liz and I) led a workshop at the University of the Pacific in Stockton on creating critical …
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  6. Upcoming Events

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    January 4, 2017 by bhjames78

    Here are a few upcoming events: On January 9th, Liz and I will be conducting a professional development workshop for …
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  7. Married Couple Abandons Parenting for 3 Months to Write Book

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    November 24, 2016 by bhjames78

    Potential headlines for this story: Married couple writes book.  Married couple writes book in only 3 months.  Married couple abandons …
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