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Strategies in Composition [microform] : Ideas That Work in the Classroom / Marsha S. Bordner, Ed
Bib ID 5490937
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Clark Technical Coll., Springfield, OH
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1988 
41 p. 

This collection of essays by college and high school faculty represents a variety of practical approaches that can be used in composition classes. The essays and their authors are as follows (1) "Undercover Preparation" (Judy Anderson); (2) "Paragraph Development from Visualization: 'a paragraph ain't nothing but a sandwich!'" (Frances Noel Barber); (3) "A Pre-Writing Strategy" (Marsha S. Bordner); (4) "Preparing the Way to Writing an Argumentative-Persuasion Essay" (Ellen Carey); (5) "Today in History" (Janet Gabbard); (6) "The Obituary" (Terry Hartley); (7) "A Progressive Portfolio" (Cynthia Heitman); (8) "Graveyards Needn't be Grave--or, Writing Epitaphs for Writing Proficiency" (Nancy Hempstead); (9) "The Use of a Journal in Teaching College Physics" (Bob Henscheid); (10)"Teaching Grammar" (Cindy Herndon); (11) "Experiment in Free Writing" (Angie Holloway); (12) "Evolution of Evaluation and Me" (Mark Hopkins); (13) "The Conference Dilemma" (Margaret Howell); (14) "Writing an Article on a Sports Event" (Denny Lane); (15) "Conquering Trauma with Group Writing" (Kim Music); (16) "Using Small Group Collaboration to Assess Student Writing" (Steven Olson); (17) "Using Writing Groups in a Writing Lab" (Carmen Olszewski); (18) "Learning Writing Skills through the Family Genealogy" (Sarma Orlowski); (19) "The Fantastic Me--Front Page News" (Ann N. Pearson); (20) "A Strategy for Giving Final Exams to Developmental Students" (Jackie Reeb); (21) "Objective Evaluation of Papers" (Linda Schmitmeyer); (22) "Personality Games as Preparation for Character Analysis" (Margaret E. Tabor); (23) "A Weekly Paragraph Assignment" (Rob Umble); and (24) "Planning Sheets for Formal Papers" (Janette Yoder). Attached to some papers are sample teaching aids illustrating the techniques described. (MS)


ERIC Note: Project funded jointly by the Ohio Board of Regents, participating high schools, and Clark Technical College.

Educational level discussed: High Schools.

Educational level discussed: Higher Education.



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Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Creative Writing.  |  Educational Strategies.  |  English Instruction.  |  High Schools.  |  Higher Education.  |  Teaching Methods.  |  Writing (Composition)  |  Writing Exercises.  |  Writing Instruction.  |  Writing Processes.  |  Writing Skills.  |  Writing Strategies  |  Writing Contexts
Form/genre Guides, Classroom  |  Collected Works, General.
Other authors/contributors Bordner, Marsha S., editor  |  Clark Technical Coll., Springfield, OH
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