ERIC Number: ED246482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Writing Exercises from "Exercise Exchange." Volume II.
Duke, Charles R., Ed.
Reflecting current practices in the teaching of writing, the exercises in this compilation were drawn from the journal "Exercise Exchange." The articles are arranged into six sections: sources for writing; prewriting; modes for writing; writing and reading; language, mechanics, and style; and revising, responding, and evaluating. Among the topics covered in the more than 75 exercises are the following: (1) using the Tarot in the composition class; (2) writing for a real audience; (3) writing and career development; (4) teaching the thesis statement through description; (5) sense exploration and descriptive writing; (6) composition and adult students; (7) free writing; (8) in-class essays; (9) moving from prewriting into composing; (10) writing as thinking; (11) values clarification through writing; (12) persuasive writing; (13) the relationship of subject, writer, and audience; (14) business writing; (15) teaching the research paper; (16) writing in the content areas; (17) writing from literature; (18) responding to literature via inquiry; (19) precision in language usage; (20) grammar instruction; (21) topic sentences; (22) generating paragraphs; (23) writing style; (24) peer evaluation; and (25) writing-course final examinations. (FL)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Content Area Writing, Creative Writing, Elementary Secondary Education, Grammar, Higher Education, Integrated Activities, Literature Appreciation, Paragraph Composition, Prewriting, Reader Response, Reading Instruction, Revision (Written Composition), Sentence Structure, Writing Evaluation, Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.