ERIC Number: ED197359
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Haviland Junior High School Writing Curriculum.
Hyde Park Central School District, NY.
Providing a framework for the teaching of writing at the junior high school level, this manual contains instructional strategies for use by content area as well as language arts teachers. The manual is designed to correlate the principles of the Individualized Language Arts Projects (ILA) written by Edwin Ezor with specific instructional objectives in the content areas. The first section of the manual presents a brief discussion of writing and ILA; teaching techniques to start a writing assignment, including sentence synthesizing, paragraph framing, and paragraph expansion exercises; the questions, answers, and details (QAD) outlining technique, which is intended for students who have difficulty in planning and organizing multiparagraph compositions; techniques to help students improve their writing; and evaluation techniques. The second section provides information on how to develop a QAD outline, specific curriculum objectives by content area, methods by which the English teacher can integrate traditional grammar lessons into the writing program using ILA techniques, and samples of student work demonstrating the use of ILA. (FL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hyde Park Central School District, NY.