ERIC Number: ED356478
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
How To Prepare Students for Writing Tests.
Tuttle, Frederick B., Jr.
This book presents ideas, strategies, and information intended to help teachers provide students with skills to perform effectively on specific writing tests. The first part of the book ("Background/Rationale") encompasses two major topics--the composing process and scoring methods--to give background for ideas and suggestions in other sections. The second part ("Writing Tests") describes major types of writing tests for which students should be prepared, and includes illustrative examples. The third part ("Teaching Strategies") provides a variety of general teaching activities, demonstrating methods of helping students acquire various skills and attitudes important to effective writing in each of the respective situations. Appendixes contain a trait scoring guide, competency test sample, College Board test sample, college application sample, and suggestions for sharing activities. Contains 37 references. (SR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Testing, Writing Evaluation, Writing Processes, Writing Skills, Writing Tests
NEA Professional Library, P.O. Box 509, West Haven, CT 06516 (Stock No. 1532-0).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.