ERIC Number: ED240587
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Donald Graves in Australia--"Children Want to Write ..."
Walshe, R. D., Ed.
The articles in this collection are intended to present a detailed picture of the work of Donald Graves and his associates at the Writing Process Laboratory (WPL) of the University of New Hampshire. The introduction provides an overview of the work of Graves and examines his views of beginning writing, writing conferences, revision, audience, and the role of writing in learning. The remainder of the book consists of the following articles prepared by staff at the WPL: (1) "Patterns of Child Control of the Writing Process," by Graves; (2) "The Researcher Who Watches Children Write," by Susan Sowers; (3) "KDS CN RIT SUNR THN WE THINGK," by Sowers; (4) "Writing Taps a New Energy Source: The Child," by Lucy McCormick Calkins; (5) "What Children Show Us about Revision," by Graves; (6)"Children Learn the Writer's Craft," by Calkins; (7) "One Child, One Teacher, One Classroom," by Barbara Kamler; (8) "When Children Want to Punctuate," by Calkins; (9) "Making Time for Writing," by Judith E. Egan; (10) "Who Says Children Can't Write the First Week?" by Mary Ellen Giacobbe; and (11) "Revision: In Writer's Workshop and Classroom," by Graves and Donald M. Murray. (FL)
Descriptors: Beginning Writing, Child Language, Cognitive Processes, Elementary Education, Learning Theories, Revision (Written Composition), Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Readiness, Writing Skills
Primary English Teaching Association Ltd, P.O. Box 167, Rozelle, New South Wales 2039, Australia ($6.25).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Primary English Teaching Association, Rozelle (Australia).