ERIC Number: ED394016
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Aug-16
Reference Count: N/A
Essay Development and Organization for the GED Examination.
Developed as a teaching aid for a General Educational Development (GED) preparation class, this essay writing guide gives students the tools they need to develop and organize ideas for writing an essay with confidence. By following a sequential procedure in this very structured approach, students learn to turn out a well-organized essay. The material begins with an introduction to the teacher that provides the purpose, format of the completed essay, and content of the package. Instructions are provided for using the package that includes material for the development of five essays. The essay topics are to introduced to the students and sample essays are to be developed step by step from conception to finished product. Attachments include the presentation material, which comes in the form of a series of 8 1/2" by 11" frames. The basic presentation consists of 23 numbered frames. There are two types of frames. Frames 1, 2, 3, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 19, 21, 22, and 23 are skeleton frames that are to be used with all the essays. The others are specific to the five sample essays and can be identified by the letter suffix on each frame number. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: World Education, Inc., Boston, MA.; System for Adult Basic Education Support, Boston, MA.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests