ERIC Number: ED307396
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
The Lincoln Intermediate Unit's Write-Now Manual for GED Instructors.
Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. l2, New Oxford, PA.
An instructors' manual describing the "Write-Now" approach to teaching writing to adult students preparing for the General Educational Development (GED) test together with a final report describing the project that developed the manual is presented. Topics covered in the 16 chapters of the manual include the following: what we believe about the teaching of writing in adult basic education/GED programs; collecting writing samples; Write-Now journals; writing across the curriculum; a Write-Now GED Class; the writing process; two process-conference cases; the new writing sample test of the GED; Floyd's chapter (excerpts from a student journal); publishing student writing; some write-for-life applications; the write-light department; caring and sharing; illustrations (mathematics); and life stages of an article. Other information in the manual includes review selections, a 57-item bibliography, and resource addresses. The final report follows the manual and describes the project's purposes, administration, and procedures, as well as its evaluation activities. Among its extensive appendices are an inservice workshop guide to train instructors in using the manual and several articles about teaching writing. An annotated list of 13 resources is also provided. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Classroom Techniques, Educational Resources, High School Equivalency Programs, Holistic Evaluation, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Student Writing Models, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition), Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Div. of Adult Education and Training Programs.
Authoring Institution: Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. l2, New Oxford, PA.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests