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Sutrisno, Adi – English Language Teaching Educational Journal, 2019
The patterns of paragraph writing as commonly used in the international journal are deemed necessary to be studied by scholars of non-English background wishing to write an article for publication in the international journals. Scholars of non-English speaking background, according to a number of research reports on rhetoric contrastive, have a…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Contrastive Linguistics
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Wu, Ting-Ting – Interactive Learning Environments, 2016
Learning English by reading articles on multimedia e-book devices can assist students in improving their vocabulary and in understanding the associations among vocabulary, textual meaning, and paragraph composition. Adaptive integration of reading technologies and strategies not only strengthens their language ability and reading comprehension,…
Descriptors: Diaries, Electronic Publishing, Reading Comprehension, Guidance
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Hudson, Tina Marlene; Hinkson-Lee, Kim; Collins, Belva – Journal of Behavioral Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of the simultaneous prompting procedure in teaching paragraph composition to 4, 5th grade students identified with emotional behavioral disorder (EBD) and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The instructor taught students how to construct and proofread a 5-sentence paragraph…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Writing Processes, Prompting
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Suvin, Sujana – English Language Teaching, 2020
The goal of this study is to examine difficulties in and outside the classrooms which are the real obstacles to the writability of teaching and learning in the secondary level Bangladesh system. The secondary level tests writing skills by summary, paragraph, letter, application, story, conversation, composition, report, e-mail etc. Students who…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Writing Improvement, Writing Strategies, High School Students
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Welch, Marshall; Link, Donald P. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 1992
This article presents a seven-step informal assessment procedure for evaluating the form and function of paragraph composition, useful with students who have difficulty in written expression. The procedure uses dichotomous scoring to reduce subjectivity, facilitates instructional decision making, awards points for grammatically correct sentences,…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Teaching, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Informal Assessment
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Clark, John R. – College English, 1970
A humorous satire suggesting techniques for paragraph composition. (RD)
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Instruction, English Instruction, Paragraph Composition
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English Journal, 1982
Presents a potpourri of classroom techniques used by 28 teachers to develop skills in paragraph composition, public speaking, classroom discussion, the examination of specific literary works, and other language arts activities. (RL)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Critical Reading, English Instruction, Grammar
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Kamii, Constance; Manning, Maryann – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2005
To evaluate the usefulness of two DIBELS subtests (Phonemic Segmentation Fluency and Nonsense Word Fluency), 107 kindergartners and 101 first-graders who had taken the DIBELS were given a writing-of-words task and the Slosson Oral Reading Test of sight words. In addition, the 1st-graders' DIBELS included an Oral Reading Fluency subtest that…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Student Evaluation, Reading Tests, Kindergarten
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Zarnowski, Myra – Language Arts, 1981
Examines structural ties that children use to join their sentences into a coherent paragraph or composition. (HTH)
Descriptors: Coherence, Cohesion (Written Composition), Elementary Education, Sentence Structure
Loveless, Edna Maye – 1969
This study was designed to determine whether a student's level of critical thinking would be increased by exposure to programmed materials which emphasized the use of qualifying words in avoiding over-generalizations. Seventy 8th graders were randomly divided into two groups--one experimental, the other control--which were judged to be equivalent…
Descriptors: Comparative Testing, Critical Thinking, English Education, English Instruction
Sarantos, R. L. – 1971
This course is designed for advanced students to enable them to express themselves in writing with native proficiency comparable to North American students of similar educational levels by providing activities specifically geared to the elimination of interfering features of language in the mother tongue. Students learn to produce outlines,…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Basic Skills, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Education
Morrow, Bobbie – 1980
As one of five modules focusing on writing skills, this module on proofreading, composing, and editing is intended for use in a one-semester course on written communication or as a supplement to other courses where written communication skills are included. Designed for both teacher-directed and individualized learning situations, this module…
Descriptors: Editing, Learning Modules, Letters (Correspondence), Paragraph Composition
Atkinson, Rhonda; And Others – 1993
Developed as part of the ABCs of Construction National Workplace Literacy Project, these instructional modules are designed to help low-level readers develop paragraph composition skills. The first module is a list of 10 topics about which students are daily to write several paragraphs related to their craft. The second module consists of 10…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Building Trades, Learning Activities
Christensen, Francis – 1967
This collection of essays on literary composition sets forth rhetorical principles formulated from a close inductive study of contemporary American prose. The first essay develops a system of analyzing sentences by structural levels and outlines a generative rhetoric for the sentence consisting of the processes of "addition,""direction of…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Adjectives, Adverbs, Descriptive Writing
Baskoff, Florence – 1969
This text is the fifth of a comprehensive series of materials designed for teaching English to international students in the American Language Institute of New York University. The series constitutes the Institute's Elementary Program; mastery of its contents is the requisite for undertaking all subsequent work in English at the intermediate and…
Descriptors: College Language Programs, College Students, Cultural Background, Cultural Context
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