ERIC Number: ED235502
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The Teaching of Writing in Our Schools. Fastback 193.
Kean, John M.
Intended for all teachers involved in writing instruction, this booklet serves as an inservice guide, focuses on writing as crafting and authoring, and examines components of instruction in writing as a process. The booklet discusses the following topics: (1) the public face of writing in schools, (2) the writing process, (3) the use of models for writing, (4) the writing environment, (5) the role of grammar and mechanics, (6) writing evaluation, (7) writing and special learners, (8) writing across the curriculum, (9) standards for writing programs, and (10) national and local efforts to improve writing programs. (HTH)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Academically Gifted, Content Area Writing, Elementary Secondary Education, Grammar, Higher Education, Models, Program Improvement, Student Motivation, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition), Writing Evaluation, Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes
Phi Delta Kappa, Eighth and Union, Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402 ($0.75; quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.
Note: This Fastback is sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa.