ERIC Number: ED365990
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Computers and the Writing Process. Teacher's Guide to Organizing and Evaluating Student Writing.
Wetzel, Keith; Best, Anita, Ed.
Providing a way to organize and document third- through sixth-grade student writing through the use of writing folders and other organizing aids, this book is for educators who believe that writing and word processing strategies and skills are best taught as students do real writing for a variety of readers. The book includes mini-lessons to introduce writing, word processing, and recordkeeping procedures. Chapters in the book are: (1) Writing, Computers, and Folders; (2) Prewriting and Writing; (3) Revising; (4) Editing; (5) Publishing; and (6) Portfolio Assessment. Forms on which to record writing topics, writing skills and strategies, pieces written by file title and date, and word processing skills and strategies are attached. (RS)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Editing, Elementary Education, Lesson Plans, Portfolios (Background Materials), Recordkeeping, Word Processing, Writing for Publication, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Skills, Writing Strategies
International Society for Technology in Education, 1787 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403-1923.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.