ERIC Number: ED026366
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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A Curriculum in Written Composition, K-3: A Guide for Teaching.
Georgia Univ., Athens. English Curriculum Study Center.
This teaching guide for written composition in grades K-3 contains (1) a statement of objectives for a curriculum in composition, (2) sequence charts which relate subject content for each grade to basic understandings about composition, (3) illustrations of ways in which the ordinary experiences of children can become the bases for compositions, and (4) units for teaching specific skills. The units for each of the four grades are "Structuring a Composition,""Paragraph Development,""Informal Correspondence: Personal Letters,""Formal Correspondence: Business Letters,""Stories and Plays,""Poetry as a Writing Form,""Factual Reporting,""Definition,""Figurative Language,""The Dictionary,""History of the English Language,""Morphology,""Sentence Structure," and "Usage and Dialect." (Each of these units is also published as an individual bulletin for grades K-6. Price lists for the bulletins may bo obtained from Prof. Mary Tingle, 312 Baldwin Hall, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, Ga. 30601.) (JS)
Descriptors: Business Correspondence, Creative Writing, Diachronic Linguistics, Dialects, Dictionaries, Elementary Education, English, English Instruction, Figurative Language, Instructional Materials, Language Usage, Letters (Correspondence), Morphology (Languages), Paragraph Composition, Poetry, Sentence Structure, Sequential Approach, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition)
English Curriculum Study Center, 312 Baldwin Hall, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30601 ($3.75).
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. English Curriculum Study Center.