Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals.
Check out our collection of strategy guides to find effective literacy teaching and learning strategies to use in your classroom.
by Wayne Martino and Bronwyn Mellor
|Grades||9 – 12|
Gendered Fictions helps students explore how fiction and nonfiction texts construct gender by encouraging readers to take up "gendered" reading positions that support or challenge particular versions of masculinity and femininity.
Martino, Wayne and Bronwyn Mellor. 2000. Gendered Fictions. Urbana, IL: NCTE.
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students analyze dialogue tags used with male and female characters in a book they have read. They then evaluate the message the dialogue tags convey about gender roles.