text preview assignment, literature study and teaching, college students, teaching literature
In this article, the author describes a text preview assignment that she gave to her students. Students completing the text preview assignment use multimodal design, introducing classmates to texts in ways that motivate and inform their reading. She discusses using previews to set the stage for reading and discussion and to deepen personal engagements with literature.
Source Publication Title
Teaching English in the Two-Year College
National Council of Teachers of English
Zuidema, Leah A., "Seeing Literature Through Students’ Eyes: The Text Preview" (2009). Faculty Work: Comprehensive List. 78.