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Teaching writing with a word processor

Dawn Rodrigues

Teaching writing with a word processor

grades 7-13

by Dawn Rodrigues

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Published by ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, National Council of Teachers of English in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching.,
  • English language -- Composition and exercises -- Computer-assisted instruction.,
  • Report writing -- Study and teaching -- Data processing.,
  • Report writing -- Computer-assisted instruction.,
  • Word processing in education.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: 79-82.

    StatementDawn Rodrigues, Raymond J. Rodrigues.
    SeriesTheory & research into practice
    ContributionsRodrigues, Raymond J., 1938-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1404 .R54 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 83 p. :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2302680M
    LC Control Number86176531

    Component 5: Practice - Using a Word Processor.. 22 Component 5: Practice - Component 2—Varied Approaches to the Teaching of Writing Teachers, administrators, and other instructional personnel should recognize that there is.   A word processor that separates the writing interface from the presentation level of a document, presents the writer with a simple screen, free of buttons, menus, or other clutter that can be distracting. This allows the writer to focus on writing, getting the word onto the page. And let’s face it, as a writer, earning money is all about getting the words on the page. Efficient Revisions. Another feature .

    Use our free teaching ideas and classroom resources to improve your children's typing and word processing skills. based on the QCA Unit 2A about Writing Stories. View. 7 - 9. A wonderful display about Word Processing showing examples of children's work, useful keyboard shortcuts, relevant vocabulary and much more! In the second section you have to deal with word processor and its various uses for developing writing skills such as composing,/drafting, writing, revising, editing, spelling check. The third unit deals with email communication and how it helps in developing communicative skills especially writing skills.

    Word processing lets you substitute words at will, move entire blocks of text around with panache, and apply different fonts and typefaces to the characters. You won’t even take a productivity hit swapping typewriter ribbons in the middle of a project. These writing software let you view the statistics of a project by showing counts of paragraphs, words, sentences, readability, etc. Some of these software also provide advanced tools for text encoding, text-to speech converter and vice versa, frequency analyzer, etc. All in all, you get standard functionalities of a word processor in these.


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Describes a sociology course in which the word processor was used as an aid for teaching writing. States that the personal computer could have its greatest pedagogical impact as a device to improve students writing.

Concludes that word processors have Teaching writing with a word processor book shown to be effective tools for encouraging students to write and improve required : Craig B. Little. A true word processor for writers will work to enable writing. That's why Write. has the Focus Mode feature.

Press a hotkey, and all the text you wrote before the current paragraph will get dimmed. Your focus will get pulled to what you're doing at the moment, and your output will get maximized.

Portable word processors. A portable word processor is lightweight device that is easy to transport (e.g., from classroom to home). It can be helpful to kids who may have trouble writing by hand and prefer to use a keyboard.

Word processing allows the user to edit and correct his written work more efficiently than doing so by hand. Book writing software is a program designed to streamline the book writing process using technology on a computer or other device.

It is mainly a word processor with added benefits specifically for authors and novelists, such as book organization. Scrivener (Word Processor) Scrivener is the premier book writing software.

It is made by writers for writers. Scrivener’s “binder” view allows you to break up your book into chapters and sections and easily reorganize it. Project targets let you create word count goals and then track your progress daily.

When I finish a book, the first thing I do is send it to beta-readers. Before I publish it, I need fresh eyes on it. Because I have written it in Word, anyone can read it. While fancy book writing software programs might be popular among writers, Word is the standard for professionals.

It’s in every university. It’s at almost ever business. Strategies for Teaching Writing:An ASCD Action Tool makes writing in the classroom manageable for both the teacher and the students.

A blank sheet of paper can often pull students down into confusion, and many refrain from writing because they feel unable to make the leap from prewriting to publishing. Although you can write a novel in a word processor, you don’t have to put time and effort in formatting it using these novel writing freeware.

You can easily write content for a novel and manage its key elements like chapters, acts, scenes, characters, locations, etc. If you are not sure you totally understand all of the pros and cons of using a word processor over the conventional methods, talk it over with someone whose opinion you trust.

Ideally, someone who has already written and published a non-fiction book and who maybe uses a variety of technology. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Flemming Kress. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Add tags for "Writing with a "pro": a guide to teaching writing skills with a word processor".

Be the first. Similar Items. Related Subjects: (12). of the word processor as a valuable teaching technique for improving students' writing performance contrasted with traditional, teacher-centered course-book methods.

They began to recognize the potential for furthering students' writing development by using the word processor in an. If you are a Mac user and all you need is a word processor, Apple Pages can handle everything you could possibly need to do.

Like Word, you can start with a blank document or use the template chooser. Word processing in the page layout document view is easy to work with.

All the text formatting, fonts, and writing tools are easy to find and use. Plug Neo into any computer, and start writing.

Write at the library, on break at work, from a friend’s computer, from a school computer, from your desktop or laptop. You can also leave the executable on a single machine if you don’t want to go the USB route.

Word Processing Basics. Whether students are revising handwritten drafts or work that has been written on the computer, this activity will serve as a resource to help your writers understand some basic word processing tools for polishing their writing.

This activity pairs well with the lesson Polish to Publish. This handout activity can be used for students to practice word processing of a business letter and a friendly letter. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: W, W, W, W A few other free writing software used by authors are Pages, the standard word processor for Apple products, LibreOffice, an open source office suite that works on both PCs and Macs, and WriteMonkey, a Windows word processor that writers enjoy for distraction-free writing.

Word processing has been widely endorsed as one of the most promising uses of microcomputers in the elementary school curriculum. This article reviews the burgeoning literature that pertains to word processing and writing in elementary classrooms by constructing five major propositions that cut across individual studies and methods.

Create a word processing document. Activity One: Create a list of things that people throw away. Create major recycling categories. Move "throw away" words into categories. Practice copy and paste, indentation, font sizes and style. Activity Two. The second part of the booklet explores some assumptions about teaching writing with word processors, and then provides practical suggestions for selecting software, teaching word processing while teaching writing, developing computer/writing lesson files, journal writing on the computer, collaborative writing, and using the computer to search.Remember, whatever you write here will show up on every page!

Footnotes. Common in academic writing, footnotes allow an author to make a note about an idea in the text. Make sure your cursor is after the sentence or word you want to make a note about and then click “Footnote” from the “Insert” menu to add your comment. Page numbers.Good books and bad books can be done with many programs — and I doubt that there is any advantage to using ID for an e-book.

Joel said, “Typesetting with a word processor is never going to give you the smooth color, sophisticated hyphenation, and fine control over your type that you can get with a professional-level program.