Blogs tagged "Frankenstein"

Teaching Classic Novels through Popular Adaptations: An Interview

Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis and Sean Connors
Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis* and Sean Connors** received an NEH grant for their Summer Institute for K-12 educators, “Remaking Monsters and Heroines: Adapting Classic Literature for Contemporary Audiences.” What follows is a conversation between EDSITEment and Dr. Szwydyky-Davis and Dr. Connors about adapting literature for the classroom.Teachers are using popular adaptations to teach novels. Are there some really good ways of doing this?  And are there some approaches to avoid?Read More »
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Frankenreads: A Global Project to Read “Frankenstein” Aloud on Halloween Day, 2018

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Imagine: students seated in a circle, books in hand, while one intones the famous passage in which Victor Frankenstein meets his creation:Read More »