ERIC Number: ED264579
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
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Writing by Imitation.
Davis, Ken, Ed.
Kentucky English Bulletin, v34 n1 Fall 1984
The articles in this journal issue present a wide range of theoretical and practical approaches to helping students benefit from imitating products and processes of writing. The eight articles discuss the following topics: (1) imitating models, (2) summary writing as an aid to using writing models, (3) rewriting "Indian Lad" to show how to imitate creatively, (4) helping students generate compositions from selections in readers, (5) developing a writing voice through the use of written models, (6) using ineffective student writing to teach revision and editing skills, (7) teaching composition by example, and (8) using the process model approach to teaching writing. This issue also contains an index to volumes 1-33 of the bulletin. (EL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Imitation, Models, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition), Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Skills
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Council of Teachers of English.