National Writing Project

The Quarterly

Vol. 10, No. 1, 1988

CSW Update
By NWP Staff

Book Review: In the Middle, by Nancie Atwell
By Barbara Grant
Grant reviews the first edition of Atwell's classic, stating, "Atwell's teaching practices involve dangers because in her classroom the student's role changes through acquiring ownership of the reading and writing process....

Book Review: The Making of Knowledge in Composition, by Stephen M. North
By Roger Cherry, Miles Myers

Ten Years to Build a Bridge Ten Miles
By Don Rothman
Rothman delivered the following speech at the annual Writing Project Directors' Meeting, held at the National Council of Teachers of English annual convention in Los Angeles, California, November 1987....

Toward Ecological Evaluation
By Catharine Keech Lucas

What Good is Punctuation?
By Wallace Chafe
The writer answers the question he poses by advancing the argument that punctuation calls awareness to and develops a sensitivity for the sound of written language....

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