ERIC Number: EJ206166
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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Developing Literacy: Walter J. Ong and Basic Writing.
Farrell, Thomas J.
Journal of Basic Writing, v2 n1 p30-51 Fall-Win 1978
Sketches the historical movement from orality to literacy that Walter J. Ong theorizes, applying it to basic writing instruction for open admissions students. Suggests that teachers first concentrate on narrative and rhetoric to develop writing about particularized details, saving sentence control exercises such as sentence combining for intermediate level students. (RL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers
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