Toward Literacy: Theory and Applications for Teaching Writing in the Content Areas / Edition 1

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This book provides educators with the theory, research, methods, and materials for teaching content writing and implementing content writing programs. The authors view writing as a valuable tool to improve students' ability to comprehend, to think, and to solve problems.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534176587
  • Publisher: Wadsworth
  • Publication date: 11/28/1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 436
  • Product dimensions: 7.41 (w) x 9.11 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 A Framework for Writing Instruction in Every Content Area 4
Ch. 2 Writing Instruction Past and Present 30
Ch. 3 Journal Writing 60
Ch. 4 The Writing Process, Part 1 92
Ch. 5 The Writing Process, Part 2 126
Ch. 6 The Writing-Thinking Connection 158
Ch. 7 The Writing-Reading Connection 192
Ch. 8 Collaborative Learning and the Teaching of Writing 228
Ch. 9 Writing-Reading Study Skills 254
Ch. 10 Writing and Computers 286
Ch. 11 Staff Development for Content Writing Programs 300
Ch. 12 Ideas for Writing in the Content Areas 318
Appendix A Content Writing Lesson Plans 343
Appendix B Sources for Publishing Student Writing 365
Appendix C The National Writing Projects 371
Appendix D Sample Student Papers 381
Appendix E Annotated Bibliography for Content Writing 395
Index 431
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