ERIC Number: ED225147
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Producing Award-Winning Student Writers: Tips from Successful Teachers.
Matthews, Dorothy, Ed.
Illinois English Bulletin, v70 n1 Fall 1982
This special journal issue consists of 14 articles by outstanding teachers explaining what they do to get their students to write effective stories and essays. The issue's introduction discusses a study of similarities in techniques among successful writing teachers. The second section, "Writing Approaches, Ideas and Assignments," contains six articles covering such subjects as writing workshops, warmup exercises for writing short stories, and a process for teaching detail. The four articles in the third section, "Classroom Environment and Teacher Philosophy: An Overview," report on the beliefs and specific practices of successful writing teachers and programs. The final section, "Learning from Students," contains three articles that reveal how teachers have improved their teaching and their knowledge simply by appreciating the wisdom of their pupils. (JL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Association of Teachers of English, Urbana.
Note: The Illinois Association of Teachers of English is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English.