ERIC Number: ED232209
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Teachers at Work: Articles from the Ohio Writing Project.
Hayes, Mary F., Ed.; And Others
Prepared by classroom teachers, the papers in this collection synthesize their own teaching experiences with recent writing research revelations. Among the topics covered in the 37 papers are (1) computers in the English classroom, (2) values clarification and the teaching of autobiographical writing, (3) using journals, (4) grammar instruction, (5) sensory techniques in writing assignments, (6) writing across the curriculum, (7) hemispheric specialization and teaching writing, (8) peer editing, (9) short story writing, (10) art and writing for the junior high school student, (11) using the newspaper to teach writing, (12) prewriting activities for elementary school students, (13) the use of film to motivate writing, (14) teaching audience through children's books, (15) creating a writing laboratory, (16) teaching paragraph structure, (17) fantasy, (18) community-centered writing, (19) sentence combining and peer evaluation, and (20) extending literature through writing in the elementary school classroom. (FL)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Cerebral Dominance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Content Area Writing, Creative Writing, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Grammar, Literature Appreciation, Peer Evaluation, Remedial Reading, Student Motivation, Writing Evaluation, Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Research
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
Authoring Institution: Miami Univ., Oxford, OH.
Note: Collection of essays from the Ohio Writing Project Summer Institute (Oxford, OH, 1982). Support also provided by the Scioto County Area Foundation.