Preparing to Teach Writing: Research, Theory, and Practice

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Subject Index
A
Aristotle, rhetoric and, 2-3, 14-17, 24
and ethos, 16
and logos, 16-17
and pathos, 16-17
Assessment, writing
comparison standards, 258-262, 264-266
and grammar, 148-150
holistic scoring, 270
anchor scores, 278
assignment reading, 279
classroom experience of, 272-276
letter grade conversion, 279-280
scoring rubrics, 271-277, 281-294
socialization in, 259, 271, 274-276, 278
split scores, 276, 279
and student codes, 276-277
student-teacher teams for, 277-278
invalid, 258
portfolio grading, 259, 280-281
postmodern, 265-267
reliability in, 258-259, 264-265, 271
and style, 168-170
time factor in, 258-259, 267
validity in, 258-259, 262-264
written comments, 267-270
Assignments, writing, see also Classroom workshop
argumentation in, 243, 249-252
collaborative, 254-255
features of, 245
meaningful, 72-73, 240, 256-257
narrations, 242-243, 249-251
and expressive discourse, 251
narrative reports, 249-250
rhetorical complexity in, 242-243
samples of, 246-248, 252-254, 307-314
sequence development for, 242-244, 250-252
teacher planning of, 244
B
Belles-lettres movement, 1-2, 27, 45
Bilingual education, see English as a Second Language (ESL)
Bilingual Education Act ( 1948), 178, 181
Bilingual Inventory of Natural Language (BINL), 178
Black English Vernacular (BEV)
cultural factors of, 199-201
Ebonics, 194-196
and grammar, 197-201
origins of, 192-194
and pidgin, 192-193
and standard English, 34, 191
and style, 164-165
and writing, 201-206
cognitive deficiency, 205-206
oral language interference, 202-206
Bottom-up process (reading), 99, 104, 111, see also Phonics
C
Case grammar, 120
Categorical level (grammar), 120

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xiii
  • Acknowledgments xiv
  • 1 - Rhetoric and Writing 1
  • 2 - Models for Teaching Writing 45
  • 3 - The Classroom as Workshop 79
  • 4 - Reading and Writing 99
  • 5 - Grammar and Writing Overview 118
  • 6 - Style 160
  • 7 - English as a Second Language and Nonstandard English 176
  • 8 - The Psychology of Writing 219
  • 9 - Writing Assignments 242
  • 10 - Assessing Writing 258
  • Appendix A - Writing Myths 296
  • Conclusion 303
  • Appendix B - Sample Essays 305
  • References 313
  • Author Index 331
  • Subject Index 337
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