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ERIC Number: ED016643
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 158
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PAPERS ON COMPOSITION.
Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL. Curriculum Center in English.
THE SCOPE OF THE NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM CENTER'S RESEARCH PROGRAM IN TEACHING COMPOSITION TO THE BEGINNING WRITER IS DEFINED IN THE EIGHT PAPERS COMPRISING THIS COLLECTION. THE TOPICS FOR THE PAPERS ARE--(1) LIMITING THE AIMS OF TEACHING COMPOSITION IN THE SEVENTH- AND EIGHTH-GRADES TO INCLUDE ONLY NARRATIVE AND DESCRIPTIVE WRITING AND ELEMENTARY PERSUASION, (2) STEPS IN THE BASIC WRITING PROCESS, (3) THE NEED FOR THE WRITER TO ESTABLISH A VOICE OR "PERSONA" FOR A PARTICULAR AUDIENCE, (4) THE CLASSIFICATION OF TYPES OF PROSE IN A NEW WAY--PRACTICAL, JOURNALISTIC, AND ACADEMIC, (5) THE USE OF LITERARY MODELS AND IMAGES TO IMPROVE WRITING, (6) IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO BE ASKED WHEN JUDGING WRITTEN COMPOSITION, (7) TEACHING USAGE IN THE COMPOSITION CLASS, AND (8) A FIVE-POINT SYSTEM BY WHICH WRITING MATURITY IN DESCRIPTIVE ESSAYS CAN BE OBJECTIVELY EVALUATED. SEE ALSO TE 000 124 AND TE 000 126 THROUGH TE 000 129. (JB)
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Authoring Institution: Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL. Curriculum Center in English.
Identifiers: ILLINOIS; Illinois (Evanston); NORTHWESTERN CURRICULUM CENTER IN ENGLISH; PROJECT ENGLISH