Critical Passages: Teaching the Transition to College Composition

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Teachers College Press, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 131 pages
This practical handbook examines the gap between high school and college-level writing instruction, providing teachers with guidance for helping their students make the transition, including strategies for dealing with the many challenges of the writing classroom.
 

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Contents

From Knowing to Thinking
9
The Grammar of Ideas
20
Making Thinking Move
33
Working with Written Evidence
44
Writing with Visual Art
71
A Sample Progression for Writing with Art
79
Work Cited
89
Marking the Triad Between Race Class and Gender
95
Work Cited
106
A Sample Progression for Essays on Popular Culture
112
Works Cited
121
Index 127
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Kristin Dombek and Scott Herndon are Faculty Instructors in the Expository Writing Program at New York University.

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