ERIC Number: ED056044
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Essays and Addresses on Composition.
Summerfield, Geoffrey, Ed.
The following book on composition in the elementary school grows out of the activities of the Tri-University Project (now called the Nebraska TTT Institute in Elementary Education). The project is concerned with improving the education of young children by working to improve the education of the teachers in Higher Education who educate the teachers of these young children. The community of the Tri-University Project includes children, teachers, teachers of teachers from about the country and members of all sorts of community groups. This book is the first of a series envisaged as emerging from the project. The writing contained in it is done by teachers, children, and teachers of teachers. Papers included in the book are: Some Examples of Sixth-Grade Composition by Frances Reinehr; The Role of Language in Learning in the Elementary School by James Britton; The Exploring Cat Kittens by Dawn Whipp; Understanding Children's Writing by Leslie Whipp; Morning Haze by Leslie Whipp; Some Reflections on the Subject of Composition by Geoffrey Summerfield; and Images of Man and the Persuasive Style: Writing in the Elementary School by Alton Becker. A bibliography of 15 publications is included. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Language Arts, Teacher Education, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
Nebraska Curriculum Development Center, 212 Andrews Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 58508 ($1.25)
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Note: A publication of the Tri-University Project in Elementary Education