literary learning; a reflection

Use literature to teach without the curriculum content area being English, they said. It will be attainable, they said. But me? An English teacher by training with not a day of school library experience to my name? I thought it must surely be impossible. Luckily, however, it turns out the answer is something that nine-year-old me who couldn’t finish Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl from fear, despite wanting to learn more about World War II, is really all too familiar with. In reading Serafini and Moses’ (2014) article on the role literature […]