ERIC Number: ED306583
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
The Elementary School Publishing Center. Fastback 282.
This fastback describes the Publishing Center, a center designed to publish student writings, located in the Douglas Grafflin Elementary School in Chappaqua, New York. Following a brief introduction, the first section of the fastback outlines the steps in the process approach to teaching writing. The next section describes how the Publishing Center works by following the development of a story written by a third-grade student. Details on the organizational structure of the Publishing Center and a discussion of the value of a writing center are provided in the remaining chapters. Appendixes consist of: (1) a sample memo to teachers about establishing a Publishing Center; (2) a sample letter to parent and community volunteers; (3) a volunteer information sheet; (4) an outline of equipment and supplies needed; (5) procedures for editors; (6) an editor/typist cover sheet; (7) instructions for typists; (8) instructions for bookmakers; and (9) procedures for working in kindergarten. (MM)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Process Approach (Writing), Student Projects, Student Publications
Phi Delta Kappa, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789 ($.90 single copy; discount for bulk orders).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.