In this article we propose, theorize, demonstrate, and report early results from a course that approaches first-year composition as Introduction to Writing Studies. This pedagogy explicitly recognizes the impossibility of teaching a universal academic discourse and rejects that as a goal for first-year composition. The authors suggest that we should move beyond FYC as a universalizing discourse enculturation to Writing Studies as a class where content knowledge about Writing Studies should be introduced, thereby changing student understandings about writing and the ways they write
Did the March Madness pic today. Good to see you again Peggy Peggy - how are you getting the "news" so fast - from their stream?
I am ustream too - a bit choppy for me - but you heard the Flat Stanley project way before me I really miss collecting the sap from my Massachusetts days!!! That was always a wonderful school experience for our kids! Why not bring him in?
I was in NH yesterday, shocked- no snow. I still have ", a few bare spots under trees. Spent the day cleaning up my dad's gardens.
I'm so glad you let them use the cameras! I have a lot of shots like that from my 6 year old granddaughter--but they're important to her!!
I was on the phone with him. He was talking basketball Well, we're glad you made it.
Is it on YouTube yet??? You should have videotaped them videotaping the process That's great that people come without a bribe We used to do before school, but it was hard for folks with kids. After school many of the teachers are coaches or have family responsibilities Peggy, I don't think you can train people to be patient and understanding, they have to want it!
I agree Sheila That'd be me Sarcasm works well with middle schoolers I kept this point in mind while writing a poem in the Imagist model for a British poetry class. Being This is also a summary of a presentation given by classmates in a 19th century British novel class.
manor as it is entitled to a male heir. The novel, set in turn-of-theth-century England, present the ups and downs of their searches. Rachel Hauck 10 years ago I was writing.
Diva Nashvegas now Nashville Sweetheart!Wow time flies. And here’s my review from June, !. My favourite thing . Come Meet Us at the Zoo is a project theme lesson plan that incorporates technology with life science, literacy, writing skills, and creativity.
Children will identify animals, research them online and with books and magazines, then write a book about the animal of their choice. The Best Part of Me – literature lesson, photography, and poetry writing This year I teamed with the middle school photography class.
My class read the book, then wrote about our favorite parts, then photography class took the pictures. Downs, Douglas and Elizabeth Wardle. “Teaching about Writing, Righting Misconceptions: (Re)envisioning “First-Year Composition” as “Introduction to Writing Studies.”CCC. Following the circle and wordle creation lesson, students also created a scavenger hunt that included finding students who had read certain books, the authors of certain books, or the names of characters from those books.