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Real world writing for secondary students : teaching the college admission essay and other gate-openers for higher education

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Language and literacy series New York, N.Y., Teachers College Press, New York, NY, p.130 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1631 .E27 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10082094

Keywords:

College applications--United States, English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching (Secondary)--United States

Abstract:

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.

Publication Language:

eng