ERIC Number: ED184138
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
A Thousand Topics for Composition (Secondary Level). Fourth Edition.
Sherer, Terry; And Others
Illinois English Bulletin, v67 n3 Spr 1980
The 1,175 composition topics that appear in this special edition of the "Illinois English Bulletin" are suggested as possibilities for high school student writing assignments. After a brief statement about how secondary English teachers might use the topics in their classes, the topics are categorized by subject matter and types of composition. The categories include personal reminiscences and reactions, the familiar essay, the character sketch (types and individuals), themes of description/classification, processes, comparison and contrast, the school, farming, religion, the arts and entertainment, sports, science, persuasive exposition, argumentative exposition, "what if," some different types of reading activities, writing about literature, and topics for impromptu writing. (RL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Association of Teachers of English, Urbana.
Note: The Illinois Association of Teachers of English is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English.