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ERIC Number: ED237996
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 6
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Great Teaching Ideas: Writing To Learn.
Boone, Beth
Virginia English Bulletin, v33 n2 p32-36 Win 1983
Several ideas for implementing writing in the content areas are presented. The ideas, which were submitted by teachers and students, include: (1) a class called "Thinking-Writing" which uses freewriting, clustering, and written dialogue with an imaginary tutee; (2) a testimonial on the importance of knowing how to write in adult life; (3) a method for evaluating writing in the content areas; (4) a suggestion for having students write their own mathematics study guides; (5) a mathematics/science journal written and published by students; (6) a "think book" or journal in which students briefly summarize the previous class; and (7) a description of the writing-across-the-curriculum movement in colleges. Also included are definitions of think books, freewriting, and clustering. (DC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: PF Project