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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.

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Author/Creator:
Early, Jessica Singer.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
New York, NY : Teachers College Press, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 130 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p.115-123) and index.
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.
Contributor:
DeCosta, Meredith.
Series:
Language and literacy series
Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780807753866
9780807753873
0807753874
0807753866

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