Journal: List three ways that you as a teacher can help
students enter a text for the first time.
Reading: In preparation for Workshop 4, you may want
to read the poem "Lost Sister," by Cathy Song and the short
story "All Gone," by Stephen Dixon. Literature selections can
be found in Literature: An Introduction To Reading and Writing,
5th edition, Edgar V. Roberts and Henry E. Jacobs, ©1998, Prentice
Hall, ISBN 0-13-010076-5.
Some online resources related to the featured texts include:
"Lost Sister" by Cathy Song
Story: "All Gone" by Stephen Dixon
the workshop session, you will be reading the poem "Sympathy"
by Paul Laurence Dunbar. The poem can also be found in the anthology
mentioned above. Some online texts and resources related to
the poem and author include:
If you have not already, you may also want to read Chapter
2, "Building Envisionments," pages 9-17, in Dr. Judith Langer's
Envisioning Literature. This excerpt examines the process
of envisionment building and defines the stance Being In and
Moving Through an Envisionment.