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Teaching NC Lit

These are teachers’ narratives, lesson plans, and further information for using North Carolina literature to teach various subjects in grades K-12 and at the college level.

Broadening Representation in High School Lit

Teaching Tuesdays: “Reading Jill McCorkle’s Ferris Beach” by Barbara Bennett, from NCLR Issue 15 (2006)
In her college courses where she teaches future teachers, Bennett looks for new material to add to the bibliography of traditionally-used literature in high schools.

Teaching Screenwriting Students Confidence

Teaching Tuesdays “Discovering the Story: A Film Adaption of Randall Kenan’s “The Foundations of the Earth”” by Elisabeth Benfey, from NCLR Issue 21 (2012)  Given the approaching release of our pedagogy theme in our Fall Online 2023 issue, this is the perfect time to return to Benfey’s essay.