9780582779983

How to Teach Writing

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  • ISBN13:

    9780582779983

  • ISBN10:

    0582779987

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-05-21
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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Summary

This new series entry delivers an uncomplicated analysis of the nature of writing, particularly in terms of process, product, and genre. Descriptions of a broad range of writing tasks enable teachers to select those that will be most effective in developing students┐ writing skills.

Table of Contents

Introduction v
Writing as a process
1(14)
From the beginning
Why learn to write?
How people write
Writing and speaking
Implications for learning and teaching
Describing written text
15(16)
Different purposes, different writing
Differences within a genre
Text construction
Cohesion
Coherence
Register
Implications for learning and teaching
Writing in the language classroom
31(13)
Writing for learning
Writing for writing
The tasks of the teacher in writing
Nuts and bolts
44(17)
The mechanics of writing
The handwriting challenge
Teaching handwriting
The spelling challenge
Teaching spelling
Teaching punctuation
Copying
Sentence, paragraph, and text
Building the writing habit
61(25)
Building confidence and enthusiasm
Instant writing
Collaborative writing
Writing to each other
What to do with `habit-building' writing
`Worked-on' writing
86(22)
Process and genre
Generating ideas
Analysing genres
Making a plan
Examples of `worked-on' writing sequences
Project work
Writing for exams
Responding, correcting, and guiding
108(17)
Ways of reacting to students' writing
Ways of correcting students' work
Ways of responding to students' work
Peer review
Training students to self-edit and self-correct
Making homework successful
Journal writing
125(11)
A different kind of writing
Journal writing benefits
Before, during, and after
Teacher journals
Task File
136(9)
Task File Key
145(8)
Appendices
Appendix A: Punctuation table
148(1)
Appendix B: Chapter notes and further reading
149(4)
Index 153

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