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Real World Writing for Secondary Students: Teaching the College Admission Essay and Other Gate-Openers for Higher Education

Jessica Singer Early, Meredith DeCosta ; foreword by Charles Bazerman
Format
Book
Published
New York : Teachers College Press ; Berkeley, Calif. : National Writing Project, c2012.
Language
English
Series
Language and Literacy Series
Language and Literacy Series (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN
9780807753866 (pbk. : acid-free paper), 0807753866 (pbk. : acid-free paper), 9780807753873 (hardcover : acid-free paper), 0807753874 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
Contents
  • Setting the stage for a study of writing
  • Why writing matters
  • Constructing our case study
  • Demystifying the college admission essay genre
  • Using points of tension as turning points
  • Drawing on cultural capital to build writing capital
  • Creating a culture that supports real world, gate-opening writing.
Description
xi, 130 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-123) and index.
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