ERIC Number: ED113723
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
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Children and Writing in the Elementary School: Theories and Techniques.
Larson, Richard L.
The essays in this volume have been collected to provide classroom teachers with materials from leading theorists in the United States and Great Britian which deals with the teaching of written composition in the elementary school (grades 1-8). These essays are presented in one of five categories: theories of written discourse and theories on the development of children, classroom management and teaching techniques, responding to students' writing, teaching some structures and conventions in writing, and the teaching of rhetoric. Authors include James N. Britton, James Moffet, John Dixon, ARTHUR Bessell, Herbert Kohl, Ruth Kearney Carlson, Iris Tiest, Margaret Langdon, Leslie T. Whipp, A. F. Watts, and Frank O'Hare. (JM)
Descriptors: Child Development, Classroom Techniques, Educational Theories, Elementary Education, Grammar, Poetry, Rhetoric, Teacher Response, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
Oxford University Press, 200 Madison Ave. New York, New York 10016 ($4.95 paper)
Publication Type: Books
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