ERIC Number: ED306587
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Strategies in Composition: Ideas that Work in the Classroom. Volume II.
Bordner, Marsha S., Ed.
This collection of 26 brief essays by college and high school faculty represents a variety of practical approaches that can be used in composition classes. After a foreword by the editor, the essays and their authors are as follows: "Writing as a Moral Activity" (Judith Anderson); "Specific Details (Orangen't You Wise to Use Them?)" (Frances Barber); "Creation of Scoring Matrix for Research Papers" (Ruth Bowden); "Collaborative Project" (Ellen Carey); "The Narrative 'Acme': Eatimus Anythingus vs. Accelerati Incredibulis" (Ed Duling); "Stimulating Writing Ideas: Introducing the Writing Topic" (Rebecca Feldmann); "Process-Based Research Papers" (Beverly Foulkrod); "Creating Children's Literature (Janet Gabbard); "Write an Essay? But This Is History Class!" (Susan Givler); "Sensory Deprivation as a Writing Project" (Terry Hartley); "Thesis-and-Support as a Versatile Writing Tool" (Brian Heaney); "Tonic for Tired-Blood Biographies" (Nancy Hempstead); "Problem Solving in a Physics Course--An Exercise in Communication" (Bob Henscheid); "Tricks of the Trade" (Cindy Herndon); "Using Techniques from the Writing Process to Teach Literature" (Angie Holloway); "To Journal or Not to Journal" (Mark Hopkins); "Getting Things into Perspective" (Nancy Jackson); "The Use of Reader's Theatre to Improve Speaking/Reading/Writing Skills" (Patti Kushmaul); "Revision: Step by Step" (Virginia Kennedy Martycz); "Connecting Reading and Writing: The Reading Journal" (Lynn Mealy); "A Place to Begin: Help for the Reluctant Writer" (Kim Music); "Riddle Me This" (Sarma Orlowski); "Writing with Letters" (Ann Pearson); "Writing to Share" (Cherie Stock); "Partner Outlining: A Strategy to Help Students Revise" (Lois Stover); and "The Good Old Days" (George Welsheimer). Attached to several papers are sample teaching aids illustrating the techniques described. (MS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Clark State Community Coll., Springfield, OH.