ERIC Number: ED276026
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-May
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Language Creatively.
Fleming, Margaret, Ed.
Arizona English Bulletin, v25 n3 May 1983
Focusing on ways to teach language intelligently and enjoyably, this journal issue contains 23 articles dealing with a variety of topics. Article titles and authors are (1) "An Experiment: Immersing Students in Language" (S. C. Kirby); (2) "The Art of Storytaking" (J. Charnock); (3) "Getting Poems from the A-poetic" (J. W. Broaddus); (4) "Using Peer Groups to Produce a Slang Dictionary" (D. W. Erickson); (5) "Nuclear Doubletalk: 'Nukespeak': (S. Totten); (6) "On Barberisms" (J. Seely); (7) "T-Shirt Communication (C. Schon and J. Ferrell); (8) "Getting the Most out of Magazines" (C. Pilkington); (9) "A Teacher of Parody" (C. Osborne); (10) "Non-Sexist Language for Pedagogues" (B. Wade); (11) "Must Non-Sexist Language Be Ponderous?" (A. Cooper); (12) "Effective Speaking for Minorities" (R. DeFrank, R. Gerardi, and G. C. Benedict); (13) "Qualities and Quandaries of Black English" (R. Evans); (14) "Something You May Need to Know about Transformational Grammar but Are Afraid to Ask" (A. M. Scott); (15) "Semiotics" (C. Suhor); (16) "Selected Activities for a Teaching Unit on Semantics" (C. L. Thompson); (17) "Vocabulary without Drill: Recent Trends in Pedagogy" (M. H. Moran); (18) "Promoting Vocabulary Development in the Content Areas" (F. B. Cacha); (19) "Punctuation: Phase Two, with Feeling" (J. P. Beck); (20) "Syllable Count and Spelling Difficulty" (P. Groff); (21) "Complexity in Bureaucratic Language: The Kinds of Relationships between Clauses" (R. Beatty, Jr.); (22) "Sentence Combining: Everything for Everybody or Something for Somebody" (J. W. Ney); and (23) "Dealing with the Grammar Boom: The True 'Basics' for Composition in the 80s" (T. A. Lopez B. McCrea). In addition, the journal contains three language teaching activities; a copy of "The Essentials of English," a document prepared by the National Council of Teachers of English; and a selection of haiku poetry written by students. (FL)
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Elementary Secondary Education, English, English Instruction, Grammar, Haiku, Language Arts, Language Skills, Language Usage, Learning Activities, Minority Groups, Poetry, Semantics, Sentence Combining, Speech Instruction, Speech Skills, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development, Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona English Teachers Association, Tempe.