Within and Beyond the Writing Process in the Secondary English Classroom

Paperback
This text combines an up-to-date, balanced, and integrated approach to writing instruction, focusing on both composition theory and practice. Within and Beyond the Writing Process in the Secondary English Classroom is a comprehensive text that covers teaching methods for all aspects of writing: personal writing, journal writing, responses to literature, essays, research papers, and writing to learn. The text combines the pedagogies of three instructional approaches to composition: an emphasis on the personal connections of writing, a focus on the importance of structure and audience, and the call to use writing for social action. This text fills the void regarding research and theory on grammar, correctness, and language variation, and lists the standards developed by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and National Council of Teachers of English.