ERIC Number: ED229594
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Writing in Vocational Education.
Corvallis School District 509J, OR.; Oregon State Univ., Corvallis. Vocation-Technical Education Unit.
This handbook is designed to help vocational teachers promote the development of student writing skill in vocational programs. Covered in the first section are methods of evaluating writing assignments. The next six sections are organized around the following major areas of writing: sentences, paragraphs, composition, correspondence, summary, and notetaking. Addressed in the final section are rewriting, editing, and proofreading. Each section contains activities that can be duplicated or adjusted to meet the needs of specific vocational classroom situations. Included among the activities provided are exercises geared to students in business, electronics, home economics, auto mechanics, metal shop, and drafting courses as well as activities dealing with writing technical papers, resumes, letters of inquiry, order letters, and claim letters. Several cross-curricular activities are also provided. (MN)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Guidelines, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Letters (Correspondence), Notetaking, Paragraph Composition, Revision (Written Composition), Secondary Education, Sentences, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, Writing (Composition), Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Corvallis School District 509J, OR.; Oregon State Univ., Corvallis. Vocation-Technical Education Unit.