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The Birth of Beyond Literary Analysis

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Allison Marchetti & Rebekah O'Dell believe that analysis can be found anywhere, and that your students can write it. Analysis can mean so many things beyond just essays about The Catcher in the Rye or The Scarlet Letter, which can be devoid of student passion and interest.

Download a sample chapter of Beyond Literary Analysis

But how do we help students build the skills of analysis writing in ways that spark their curiosity, get their gears turning, and feel authentic?  In Beyond Literary Analysis, Allison and Rebekah give you the tools to revolutionize the definition of what literary analysis can mean for your students.

Here, Rebekah and Allison talk about how the idea for this book came to be, and how they became inspired to bring it to life. 

 

To learn more about Beyond Literary Analysis and download a sample chapter, visit Heinemann.com


allisonmarchetti.jpgAllison Marchetti teaches high school English in Richmond, Virginia. A graduate of the University of Virginia, she is an experienced teacher in both independent and public schools, from inclusion classrooms to AP and IB. A past presenter at NCTE, Allison is coauthor (with Rebekah O’Dell) of the popular blog movingwriters.org, as well as the professional book Writing With Mentors.  Both the blog and book were inspired by Tom Newkirk’s call to young teachers at NCTE 2012 to “carry the torch” of Don Graves’ work to the next generation of teachers and students.

rebekahodell.jpgRebekah O'Dell teaches high school English in Richmond, Virginia. A graduate of the University of Virginia, she is an experienced teacher in both independent and public schools, from inclusion classrooms to AP and IB. A past presenter at NCTE, Rebekah is coauthor (with Allison Marchetti) of the popular blog movingwriters.org, as well as the professional book Writing With Mentors.  Both the blog and book were inspired by Tom Newkirk’s call to young teachers at NCTE 2012 to “carry the torch” of Don Graves’ work to the next generation of teachers and students.  

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