Sourcebook for Responding to Student Writing

ISBN-10: 1572732369

ISBN-13: 9781572732360

Edition: N/A

Authors: Richard Straub

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A practical guide that is predicated on the belief that there is no single best way of teaching writing and no single best way of responding to student writing. The models of teacher comments and discussions about response aim to help teachers develop their own responding styles.
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List price: $22.95
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Richard Straub earned a Ph.D. in English from Ohio State University. He spent his academic career at Florida State University, serving as Assistant Professor and later Associate Professor of English. His primary field was composition studies and his primary research interest was responding to student writing. He authored or edited three other books: The Practice of Response, A Sourcebook for Responding to Student Writing, and Twelve Readers Reading. Proceeds from Key Works on Teacher Response will be donated to a memorial scholarship fund in his name.

Introductionp. 1
A Sampling of Teacher Responsesp. 9
"Street Gangs: One Point of View"p. 11
"What If Drugs Were Legal?"p. 26
"The Four Seasons"p. 41
"Tribute"p. 64
"The John Cougar Concert"p. 79
An Anthology of Readings on Responsep. 97
Post-Structural Literary Criticism and the Response to Student Writingp. 99
Responding to Student Writingp. 107
On Students' Rights to Their Own Texts: A Model of Teacher Responsep. 117
The Concept of Control in Teacher Response: Defining the Varieties of "Directive" and "Facilitative" Responsep. 129
Learning to Praisep. 153
Talking About Text: The Use of Recorded Commentary in Response to Student Writingp. 165
Ranking, Evaluating, and Linking: Sorting Out Three Forms of Judgmentp. 175
Options for Responding to Student Writingp. 197
Using Scoring Guides to Assess Writingp. 203
A Selected Bibliography on Response to Student Writingp. 213
Additional Essays for Responsep. 221
"Attention: Bass Fishermen"p. 223
"Leukemia"p. 226
Contributorsp. 230
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