Thursday, January 13, 2011

Research Archives: Writing Process Activities--Why?

Question: How do writing-process activities help students learn to write?

Answer: “Survey of textbook authors and National Writing Project Administrators found a preference for using process-related activities, such as free writing, for allowing students to select their own topics and for having students write to a variety of audiences in a variety of discourse modes.” D Boiarsky. 1984. P. 184.

Title: Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” JD Marshall and RK Durst. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1985), pp. 183-204.

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