ERIC Number: ED309459
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Prescriptions for Better Writing.
Goodson, Veronica Bilocur; McCart, Connie L.
This report describes the Prescriptions for Better Writing Program, a 9-week writing skills curriculum, suitable for seventh to ninth grade levels, developed by teachers in New Jersey's Lower Camden County's Regional High School District No. 1. The program was designed for two purposes: to remediate to ninth grade levels and designed for two purposes: to remediate students identified as having problems in composition; and to assist those youngsters identified as potentially having problems in the writing phase of the High School Proficiency Test. The report stresses that the curriculum provides detailed, step-by-step, sequenced instruction for specific writing skills and concentrates on descriptive, narrative, expository, and persuasive writing. The report includes instructional objectives, history of the project, supporting research, description of the practice, evaluation, and sample activities. Four tables of data are included. (MS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: New Jersey Governor's Teacher Grant Program, Trenton.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey