ERIC Number: ED106590
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Careers in Writing for the Market.
Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
The career exploration program for grades 9 through 10, as part of a comprehensive K through 10 career development program, attempts to develop an awareness of and appreciation for work, extend knowledge of the variety of career opportunities, and provide experiences in career areas of individual interest. The document, a collection of materials consisting of student learning experience packets, instructional materials, and resources, is designed to introduce the students to careers in writing for the market. The introduction includes the definition of the career area, course objectives, course strategies, procedures, a suggested time table, and teaching suggestions. The individual lessons, organized into objectives, procedures, and resources, examine the careers of: literary writer, freelance writer, essayist, critic, continuity writer, script writer, copywriter, technical writer, and literary agent. Lessons also provide opportunities for research, individual student exploration, and self-evaluation. Teaching strategies include small group exploration trips, field trips, films, vocabulary definition, research, and class projects. The appendix contains job titles, forms, and a listing of multimedia resources. (JB)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Creative Writing, Curriculum Guides, Grade 10, Grade 9, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Literary Criticism, Occupational Information, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Teaching Methods, Technical Writing, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
Note: For related documents see CE 003 746-61 and CE 003 763-4 and CE 004 312