ERIC Number: ED311208
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
GED Essay Writing: Writing with Spirit. A Notebook for GED Writing Instructors.
Robson, Rosalie; Barreiro, Mathilda
This guide was developed to help teachers prepare adult students for the essay writing section of the General Educational Development (GED) tests. It informs teachers of what is expected of students on the essay section of the GED examination, and leads them through the writing process in preparation for teaching students how to write an essay. Topics covered in the guide include the following: the GED essay; the assignment; the materials for teaching writing; factors in teaching writing; on the nature of teaching writing; stages of the writing process; strategies; worrying; committing; improving writing; scoring the GED essay; and using the videotape that accompanies the manual. An appendix provides sample topics for GED essays. A list of 75 references is included. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Coherence, Cohesion (Written Composition), Essay Tests, Essays, High School Equivalency Programs, Outlining (Discourse), Paragraphs, Persuasive Discourse, Prewriting, Prose, Revision (Written Composition), Sentences, Writing (Composition), Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Montana State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Helena.
Authoring Institution: Montana State Univ., Bozeman. Center for Community Education.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests