National Writing Project

The Quarterly

Vol. 8, No. 4, 1986

A Portrait of Four Student Revisers
By Melanie Hammer

CSW Update
By NWP Staff

From Here to Publication
By Don Gallehr

NCTE Honors Nine Teachers for Their Writing
By NWP Staff

Reformers Proceed with Caution: Real Teachers Ahead
By Art Peterson

Rip Van Sitemeister Awakens in 1991: A Fantasy about the Future of the National Writing Project
By Bill DeLoach
From the perspective of 1986, DeLoach predicts, with considerable accuracy, the directions writing instruction, writing technology, and the writing project will take over the coming decades....

The Focused Journal Entry: A Valuable Classroom Resource
By Patricia H. Taylor

The Writing Project in Trinidad
By Elizabeth Radin Simons

Theory for Whose Sake?
By Frederick Crews

Writing for a Real Audience
By Peggy Ammann
Ammann describes how the creation of a "Class Directory" containing articles modeled after those in a local newspaper and written by, for, and about members of her class presents her students with a real writing task....

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