ERIC Number: ED253885
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Reading and Writing Connections.
Fleming, Margaret, Ed.
Arizona English Bulletin, v27 n2 Win 1985
Drawing from both research and practice, the articles in this collection address a number of issues related to the reading and writing connection. The 24 articles are grouped into five sections: "Reading, Writing, and Thinking"; "The Parts and the Whole"; "Reading for Writing"; "Contexts for Literacy"; and "Some Pedagogical Concerns." Among the topics discussed in the articles are the following: (1) thinking skills in English and across the curriculum, (2) techniques for teaching audience analysis, (3) metacomprehension, (4) invented spelling, (5) using extended reading to motivate elementary school students' compositions, (6) teaching Mark Twain's "Pudd'nhead Wilson," (7) teaching students to "feel" literature intelligently, (8) measuring response to literature, (9) common concerns of reading and writing for students for whom English is a second language, (10) resources for involving parents in literacy development, (11) writing as a remediation device for disabled readers, (12) issues in designing the language arts curriculum, (13) composition instruction in Ireland, (14) spelling instruction, (15) the precis as a cure-all for reading and writing ills, and (16) women's literature. (FL)
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Critical Thinking, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Evaluation Methods, Grammar, Higher Education, Integrated Activities, Literature Appreciation, Novels, Parent Role, Reader Response, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Short Stories, Spelling Instruction, Testing, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Arizona English Teachers Association, Tempe.