Brown: Study Questions and Answers

Brown: Chapter 17 Questions

  1. How can learning to write be compared with learning how to swim?
  2. What are the principles for designing writing techniques?
  3. Name the 5 important introductory writing skills.
  4. What are the 6 general categories on which you should base evaluation of student writing?
  5. What are some practices of "good" writers?
  6. What are the 3 historical issues discussed with teaching skills and what is the significance of each?
  7. What is free writing?
  8. What is the difference between "real" writing and "display" writing?
  9. What is the two-step process mentioned by Peter Elbow?
  10. What are some important aspects of self-writing?
  11. What is controlled writing?
  12. What does the process approach to writing instruction attempt to do?
  13. Writing has been erroneously considered a solitary activity. What techniques can be used to make writing an interactive activity?

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