Strange Bedfellows /surprising Text Pairs And Lessons For Reading And Writing Across Genres

Paperback | October 15, 2008

byCarole Miller

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What do Arnold Schwarzenegger and Barack Obama have in common? When it comes to helping students become savvy about genre, rhetoric, and language: everything. In Strange Bedfellows Carol Rawlings Miller pairs short pieces by famous writers and speakers for side-by-side discussion and frames these pairs in lessons that help students meet a variety of curricular goals.

Your students will study the traits of effective writing and persuasion. They’ll also sharpen their critical-reading skills through exposure to a variety of texts and authors:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr., and William Shakespeare
  • Barack Obama and Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • George W. Bush and Susan Sontag
  • Jonathan Swift and Leonard Lewin
  • Joseph Mitchell and Orhan Pamuk.

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What do Arnold Schwarzenegger and Barack Obama have in common? When it comes to helping students become savvy about genre, rhetoric, and language: everything. In Strange Bedfellows Carol Rawlings Miller pairs short pieces by famous writers and speakers for side-by-side discussion and frames these pairs in lessons that help students mee...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:11.1 × 8.55 × 0.65 inPublished:October 15, 2008Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0325013713

ISBN - 13:9780325013718

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