ERIC Number: ED211982
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Designing and Sequencing Prewriting Activities.
Johannessen, Larry R.; And Others
Intended for junior high and high school writing instructors, this booklet provides prewriting activities designed to help students master the thinking strategies essential to effective written communication. The first portion of the booklet discusses theory and research on the role of thinking strategies in writing and gives an overview of the strategies implicit in the activities of the next section. The second part of the booklet provides a sequence of 17 activities, each with purpose and procedures outlined, designed to develop a particular thinking skill. Skills include classifying, differentiating, observing details, and peer evaluation. (HTH)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cognitive Processes, Prewriting, Secondary Education, Sequential Approach, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Research
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 10843, $3.50 member, $4.00 non-member).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Note: TRIP: Theory & Research into Practice.