Sport Talk's Literature Link (Episode #3: Fences)

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This podcast is part of the series: Literature Links

Multimedia Details Title: Sport Talk's Literature Link (Episode #3: Fences)
Creator: Julie Powell
Submitted By: Julie Powell, Elmore County High School, Elmore County

Elmore County Schools - Elmore County High School


This podcast is an animated talk show segment titled Sport Talk's Literature Link. In the segment, the host (Jim English) speaks with author August Wilson about his drama Fences. The segment focuses on the symbolic, literal, and figurative use of the title object, fences. A brief question set (for use before viewing) and transcript are also available for the podcast.



Length: 06:53
Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Professional Development
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NCTE / IRA Standards for the English Language Arts

Standard #1: Students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves, and of the cultures of the United States and the world; to acquire new information; to respond to the needs and demands of society and the workplace; and for personal fulfillment. Among these texts are fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works.