Acts of teaching: how to teach writing : a text, a reader, a by Joyce Armstrong Carroll Ed.D H.L.D., Edward E. Wilson

By Joyce Armstrong Carroll Ed.D H.L.D., Edward E. Wilson

Offers an method of educating writing which sees writing as an natural, instead of mechanical, strategy. The ebook supplies an summary of the writing approach, and appears at pre-writing, developmental writing and the reading/writing connection. Theories are illustrated with genuine pupil writings.

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As Lauren Resnick, director of the Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh, said: In the old industrial model, thinking was left to the manager, and doing to the hired hands. Today, to be competitive, what seems to be required is thinking throughout the production process. " (quoted in O'Neil 7) Collaborating Collaboration, another skill needed for the twenty-first century, fits the information paradigm because when used in the classroom, it alters the traditional environment and places the student in the center.

And they were often lonely. Parents were perhaps the most alienated of all. They sent their children to school but had little say in any decision making. Like students, parents were expected to obey the rules and to exhort their children to do the same. Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) meetings usually were superficial social gatherings lacking any academic substance. Open houses promised some interaction with the faculty, but time was limited and many felt any discussion lacked privacy. Everyone was a cog in a wheel.

042'07dc20 93-531 CIP Page v Contents Foreword by Janet Emig xiii Acknowledgments xv Introduction: A Parable xvii 1 The World of Change: The Product/Process Paradigm Shift 1 The Shifting Paradigms 1 The Product Paradigm 3 The Process Paradigm 4 Future Trends 5 Education Needs for the Twenty-First Century 6 Restructuring Schools 8 Restructuring the Approach to Teaching Writing 9 Results of Teaching Writing as a Process 11 Teaching Writing as a Process 12 Application 13 Works Cited 13 "After the Reign of Dick and Jane"by Daniel Gursky 16 2 An Overview of the Writing Process: Prewriting, Writing, Postwriting, Editing, and Publishing 30 A Poet Describes Her Writing Process 31 Prewriting: Creating 31 Prewriting as a Manifestation of Thinking 32 A Student Describes His Writing Process 32 Prewriting as a Recurring Process 34 Writing: Organizing 34 Postwriting: Polishing 35 Correcting: Grammar 36 Revising: Sentence Sense 36 Reformulating: Paragraphing 37 Responding to Content Versus Proofreading 38 Internalizing the Writer's Process 39 Conceptualizing the Stages 40 A Digression 40 Editing: Checking 41 Publishing: Distributing 42 Conclusion 42 Application 42 Works Cited 43 "The Composing Process: Mode of Analysis" and "Implications for Teaching" by Janet Emig 45 Page vi 3 Let the Process Begin: Teaching Prewriting 64 Prewriting Problems 64 Facilitating Prewriting 65 Prewriting Strategies 66 Prewriting Warmups 66 Freewriting 66 Wet-Ink Writing 66 Trigger Words 67 Free Association 67 Prewriting for Narratives 69 Prewriting Strategies for Finding a Topic 69 Sentence Stubs 70 Journal Writing 70 Brainstorming 72 Listing 72 Blueprinting 72 Drawing 73 Prewriting Activities for Focusing a Topic 73 Looping 74 Dialogue 74 Reporter's Formula 75 Rhetorical Strategies 76 The Pentad 76 Classical Invention 76 Classical Invention for the Contemporary Student 79 Cubing 79 Prewriting about Literature 80 Hexagonal Writing 80 Webbing 82 Conclusion 83 Application 83 Works Cited 83 "Write Before Writing" by Donald M.

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