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Get it done! : writing and analyzing informational texts to make things happen

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Exceeding the common core state standards, Heinemann, Portsmouth, NH, p.253 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1631 .W394 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9925347

Keywords:

English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching (Secondary), Exposition (Rhetoric)

Abstract:

Contents: Laying the foundation -- Thinking about the structures behind informational and explanatory texts -- Five kinds of knowledge: the foundation of understanding and expertise -- Five kinds of composing: making informational texts and making them matter -- The process and practical context of inquiry -- Naming and listing: prerequisites for problem solving and performing the possible -- Getting to the point: the process and promise of summary -- Summary summarized! why summary matters -- Getting oriented and directed: description and process -- Divining and defining: what's the big definition? -- Comparing and contrasting: but what's the difference? -- Classification: the most powerful thought pattern in the world? -- Problem-solution and cause-effect: so what's the problem?.

Publication Language:

eng