ERIC Number: EJ614410
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Muddying Boundaries: Mixing Genres with Five Paragraphs.
Dean, Deborah M.
English Journal, v90 n1 p53-56 Sep 2000
Argues that, after students are familiar with the characteristics of the five paragraph essay and the expectations of that genre, they can learn to play with those expectations to create lively writing that reveals more individual voice by mixing in other genres. Argues that such a strategy can teach students to engage in academic writing more personally and inventively. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme: Teaching Writing in the Twenty-First Century.