ERIC Number: EJ617799
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Writing Precisely: Using Lipograms as a Revision Strategy.
Exercise Exchange, v46 n1 p21-22 Fall 2000
Describes a writing exercise for middle schoolers to college students that encourages students to become more aware of language, especially word choice and audience in their writing, by writing lipograms (compositions from which all words containing a certain letter are omitted). Notes it can be used as a pre-revision activity, part of a poetry lesson, or for other purposes. (SR)
Descriptors: English Instruction, Higher Education, Language Arts, Revision (Written Composition), Secondary Education, Writing Assignments, Writing Instruction
Reich College of Education, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: An earlier editor's note indicated volume 45 would be the last volume published. However, a note in this issue indicates that enough manuscripts were received to publish volume 46, which will be the final volume for the journal.