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ERIC Number: ED015915
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 90
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THE WORLD OF THE WRITER (REVISED VERSION). THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE. RHETORIC CURRICULUM VI, TEACHER AND STUDENT VERSIONS.
KITZHABER, ALBERT R.
THESE TWO UNITS FOR 12TH-GRADERS INTRODUCE STYLE AS THE UNIFYING CONCEPT OF THE YEAR'S RHETORIC STUDY. THE FIRST, "THE WORLD OF THE WRITER," REVIEWS CONCEPTS TAUGHT IN PREVIOUS YEARS AND FOCUSES ON THE PROCESSES OF CONSCIOUS SELECTION AND PURPOSEFUL SHAPING OF MATERIAL. LESSONS PROVIDED ARE--(1) SEARCHING FOR A WORKABLE AND MEANINGFUL TOPIC, (2) FINDING SOURCES, (3) FINDING AN APPROPRIATE FORM THROUGH OUTLINING, AND (4) JOINING PURPOSE TO STYLE (A TRANSITIONAL LESSON TO THE MATERIAL THAT FOLLOWS). THE SECOND UNIT, "THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE," IS DESIGNED TO MAKE STUDENTS AWARE OF STYLE AS SOMETHING CONCRETE. THE CONSCIOUS CHOICES MADE BY SKILLED WRITERS IN THE PRACTICE OF THEIR CRAFT IS DEMONSTRATED THROUGH AN EXAMINATION OF THEIR PROSE. THE STUDENT VERSION INCLUDES STUDY AND DISCUSSION QUESTIONS, EXERCISES, AND WRITING ASSIGNMENTS. THE TEACHER VERSION PROVIDES RATIONALES, EXPLANATIONS OF MATERIALS, AND SUGGESTED TEACHING PROCEDURES. A TEST DESIGNED TO ACCOMPANY THE UNIT, "THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE," IS APPENDED. SEE ALSO ED 010 129 THROUGH ED 010 160, ED 010 803 THROUGH ED 010 832, TE 000 195 THROUGH TE 000 220, AND TE 000 227 THROUGH TE 000 249. (DL)
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Authoring Institution: Oregon Univ., Eugene.
Identifiers: OREGON CURRICULUM STUDY CENTER; Oregon (Eugene); PROJECT ENGLISH