“I assigned Fred Chappell’s I Am One of You Forever in a college-level Introduction to Literature course. We discussed the book over the course of three or four class periods. Students seemed to be most interested in discussing the weird uncles and the other supernatural elements…”
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.
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 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.
Editor Margaret Bauer clues us in on what she’s reading right now… and why.