Understanding How to Teach Paragraph and Essay Writing
MR. REJULIOS M. VILLENES Instructional Manager, Lopez West District
Division Enhancement Training of ALS Coordinators and Mobile Teachers Ouans Farm, Lucena City 13 November 2011
PARADIGM ON TEACHING PARAGRAPH WRITING TO ALS LEARNERS
Arnold Schoenberg was born on September 13, 1874, to a Jewish family in Vienna. He taught himself composition, with help in counterpoint from the Austrian composer Alexander Zemlinsky, and in 1899 produced his first major work, the tone poem Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) for string sextet. In...
Our teachers most likely taught us to write the way they learned how to write, which means the teacher who'd been teaching for forty years taught it one way, the way since, according to her, cavemen had been her students. The teacher who'd been teaching for thirty years taught it the way he learned it...
focused only on reading standards.
Overview of her classroom via the social deconstructionist lens:
Context of school/classroom: This is a title one charter school located in New Haven, CT. Melissa’s classroom is mostly upper-level students with a few low skilled individuals.
Political context of...
and sixth grade teachers referred to the need for review of handwriting instruction. The surveys were passed out to teachers in one school district (Asher, 2006).
In each of the different areas of the survey, results varied dramatically across the school district. Many teachers thought handwriting instruction...
my head day after day and inspire me. When you study composers, their music, and what was going on in their lives and surroundings at the time of composition, that in itself can tell you everything. A composer who, say, suddenly fell in love and decided to write a symphony or piano concerto wouldn’t be...
Shanghai, China. As Shanghai is an international city, its education authorities greatly value the importance of English learning and English is thus one of the mandatory subjects taught beginning in elementary school. Chinese students can score high marks and even outscore native English speakers on tests...
have their camera handy to capture a unique moment.
Keep in mind the applications and parameters that we learned in class.
Goal: Take at least one composition rich photograph at AM POP.
First, pick a place in which you think you could snap a good photo.
Think of everything that you can photograph. ...
Learning a second language:
Traditional method versus Direct method
Nunki J Rosas
COM/155 - University Composition and Communication I
February 19, 2012
Learning a second language:
Traditional method vs. Direct method
As we enter an era of globalization in business...
Grouping Basic and L2 Students Together as Unskilled Writers
Whereas the perceived problem of Remedial Writing courses and the overflowing First Year Composition class is commonly perceived to have stemmed from the Open Admissions movement of the early 1970s, in reality the problem of underprepared college...
degree in education, I hope to be instructing young adults in late high school or early college in an online classroom in the areas of English and Composition. I have a physical disability that would not allow me to commit to being present in a brick and mortar classroom and almost my entire college education...
activities that promote the desired academic behaviors and character traits for successful academic performance in composition. This paper will examine how martial arts can be used in the composition classroom and will also examine the author’s personal journey through martial arts. It is the hope of the author...
Iron–Iron Carbide (Fe–Fe3C) Phase Diagram In their simplest form, steels are alloys of Iron (Fe) and Carbon (C). The Fe-C phase diagram is a fairly complex one, but we will only consider the steel part of the diagram, up to around 7% Carbon.
University of Tennessee, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
English 48:2 (February 1986), 187-194.
Composition Strategy as Translation
The purpose of this paper is to bring together composition theory and translation theory in more than a metaphoric way. Although we who teach composition often feel like translators, and in many senses we are...
the assessment of their work. Two compulsory papers: Paper 1: (One and half hours) (50 marks) Candidates will be required to express themselves in English and to demonstrate their ability to write English in a variety of ways: a) a composition (30 marks), for which topics considered suitable for Zimbabwe...
moral constraints of a society or even individuals. One thing that is certain is that music and dance were created and performed together. Throughout the ages and still continuing even today, music and dance evolution is directly related to one another.
Wikipedia defines music as “an art whose medium...
through which music gained importance as a powerful means of expression, and a significant standing within the culture. .
More than one esteemed musical mind has called Robert Schumann the spirit of the romantic age — an age that was nothing if not spirited. Editor-critic and composer...
“The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think- rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.” –Bill Beattie
Education is a journey and to teach is to be the guide. This is my educational...
need of their mind. It is through communication that human beings have cooperated with each other to solve common problems. It is through communication based on written and oral language in particular that each generation has passed on its accumulated wisdom to the next. “Language, we may say, grow...
One of the greatest American composers, Aaron Copland, was born on November 14, 1900 in New York. He was the youngest child of Sarah Mitenthal and Harris Copland, Jewish immigrants from Lithuania. The surname of the family was actually Kaplan before his father “Anglicized ”it to Copland...
Francisco Bayer where he learned how to paint in a more charming manner. He also married his teacher’s sister Josefa, whom he called Pepa. Goya and Pepa had one son, Francisco Javier. From 1783 to 1792, Goya was, employed mainly by Spanish royalty, painting pictures of kings and queens and royal courts of all...
the ones enrolled in the two weekly sections of English composition that she taught in an actual classroom. The hundreds and hundreds of others she knew only as anonymous numbered documents she read on her computer screen and then, with a click of a button, sent back out into the ether.
As one of 60...
institutional mission and goal (value) statement? How are these statements related to your goals?
• If you were a member of this search committee, what is one question you would share with potential candidates?
• How would you advise a student if s/he were questioning whether or not to major in your discipline...
meet for my own BA. I’m glad I finished so long ago.
On a daily basis in my job as an English composition instructor at CGCC, I prepare for current and upcoming classes, teach classes, grade homework and papers, use e-mail to communicate with students and other faculty, hold an office...
Literacy and reading in particular is just one of the aspects in which research has provided evidence of potential impacts of new technologies such as multimedia and hypermedia. Most of the studies address literacy or reading in the early years of schooling. These technologies may be important for older...
training at a very young each; we start our training of the English language from the time we are born. You would think after eighteen years we would have it down, but we don’t. How can we? It’s always changing! English studies are always being reevaluated by researchers and composition theorists to decide...
how best to shape communities.7
Why should I teach technical writing in my courses?
Don’t teach technical writing as a replacement for your course content.
!" teach technical writing to support your course goals. Teach technical
writing so that students can…
1. Recognize and...
Post Impressionism, as the name would suggest, is the art movement that directly followed Impressionism. One artist, who led the Post Impressionism movement, was French artist, Paul Cézanne. Much of his early work was pure Impressionism and, although he was introduced to the style...
Facebook to Teach Rhetorical Analysis
Jane Mathison Fife
The attraction of Facebook is a puzzle to many people over the age of thirtyfive, and that includes most college faculty. Yet students confess to spending significant amounts of time on Facebook, sometimes hours a day. If you teach in a computer...
the 1992 Los Angeles riots . Erin
Gruwell (Hilary Swank), a new, excited
school teacher who leaves the safety of her
hometown, Newport Beach , to teach at
Woodrow Wilson High School in Long
Beach, a formerly high achieving school
which has recently put an integration plan
in place. Her enthusiasm...