ERIC Number: ED102591
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Composition Focus for the Sequence of Six-Week Elective Courses Offered for English, Grades 9-10 (In-Service Workshop, June 1973).
Henrico County School System, Highland Springs, VA.
This guide for teaching composition to grades 9 and 10 sets up a specific writing focus for each elective course period. The guide is divided into four units--the paragraph, description, narration, and exposition. Each unit contains a statement of the focus and lists of specific objectives, guidelines, suggested activities, and teacher resources. An appendix includes a bibliography of resource materials; a statement on the motivation of learning; statements about learning; a discussion of nine common faults in student themes and how to cope with them; suggestions for teachers of slow learners, the disadvantaged, and/or unmotivated students; a recommendation for the grouping of students in the classroom; and lists of words frequently misspelled and correction marks. (JM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Henrico County School System, Highland Springs, VA.
Note: Developed by a committee of J. R. Tucker High School English Teachers