ERIC Number: EJ413775
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Helping Beginning Writers Learn the Art of Writing Leads.
Reigstad, Thomas J.
Research & Teaching in Developmental Education, v3 n1 p40-49 Jan 1987
Argues for teaching students to write leads that stress unusual story features and can be used as a peg to hang the rest of the story on. Recommends the use of student writing models, accounts by professional writers about lead writing, and instruction in the rhetorical strategy of contrast/dissonance. (PAA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A