Lori Jill Keeler discusses teaching middle school literature.

This seminar will present criteria for 1) choosing literature that is appropriate developmentally, correlates with the curricula as well as the logic phase, and encourages a love of reading in students; 2) building on the grammar of literature and comprehension strategies; 3) using methodology that will train students to think about and discuss literature logically and discerningly; 4) integrating a biblical and gospel-centered worldview through the texts studied.

Lori Jill Keeler

Lori Jill Keeler is the Lower School Principal at the Westminster School in Birmingham, Alabama, a role she has enjoyed for the past 13 years. She earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education and English literature and a master’s degree in integrated curriculum and instruction from Covenant College. She served as the educational expert on the founding board of directors for Evangelical Classical Christian School in Helena, Alabama. Lori Jill has written curriculum for Bible and literature, and has a passion for training teachers. She and her husband, Scott, have two sons.

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