ERIC Number: ED248532
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Writing to Learn across the Curriculum. Fastback 209.
Myers, John W.
Intended for use by secondary school teachers in all subject areas, this booklet provides research based information designed to make writing a learning process. Following brief discussions of the writing-to-learn concept, the importance of writing in all curricular areas, and steps in developing a writing across the curriculum program, the booklet provides writing ideas and suggestions for the following subject areas: language arts, social studies, science, mathematics, industrial arts, business and vocational studies, art and music, and home economics. Among the activities discussed are (1) writing journals, (2) writing in response to films, (3) preparing oral histories, (4) writing limericks, (5) creating logic problems, (6) preparing written interviews, (7) setting up a research and development report, (8) writing in response to music or art, (9) career investigations, and (10) writing business letters. (FL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Business Education, Content Area Writing, Educational Philosophy, Home Economics Education, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Music Activities, Physical Education, Sciences, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Vocational Education, Writing Exercises, Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
Phi Delta Kappa, Eighth St. and Union Ave., Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402 ($0.75; quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.
Note: This fastback was sponsored by the Tennessee Technological University Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa.