ERIC Number: ED184120
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
The Involuntary Conversion of a 727 or CRASH!: Some Ways and Means to Deflate the Inflated Style with a New Look at Orwell's "Politics and the English Language". Curriculum Publication No. 10.
This booklet is one of a series of teacher-written curriculum publications launched by the Bay Area Writing Project, each focusing on a different aspect of the teaching of composition. Methods are illustrated for teaching students to recognize dishonest language and to write honestly themselves and include cliche/euphemism avoidance techniques, word precision exercises, and practice in recognizing jargon. (AEA)
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Expository Writing, Language Usage, Metaphors, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition), Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
Publications Department, Bay Area Writing Project, 5635 Tolman Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 ($1.50 postage and handling)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.; Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. School of Education.
Identifiers: Bay Area Writing Project