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    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 2 Abstract The purpose of the study was to discover which of the numerous concepts a writing instructor could teach at a writing conference that would help a beginning writer write a publishable novel. The...
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    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 5 Introduction: As a professional writer, nothing bothers me more than having practically everyone I meet tell me that they want to write a best-selling novel. They make it sound like all they have to do is sit down...
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    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 6 emotion and dialogue to pitching to an agent, what a writer needs to know about self-publishing, designing a novel cover and how to write a great first page. Those people who teach these classes go through the...
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    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 16 Part Two: Presentation I have attended a number of writing conferences ranging from a one-day conference in Kanab, Utah that cost $40.00 to a week-long conference that cost well over a thousand dollars. In...
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    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 21 Lesson 6 Lesson six discusses using photos and Images. The presenter must be careful to use only pictures from Creative Commons licenses. There are a number of royalty-free images on the morguefile.com and...
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    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 24 However, as I worked with Art and Matt, my vision began to expand. All the books I read and coded helped me, both as a professional writer, and as a teacher. I began to better understand nebulous concepts like...
    • Page 25

    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 25 your life. There were sections on maintaining balance between home, work, and writing if writing wasn’t yet a full time career. Classes could be taught on query letters and making a pitch to an agent, as well as...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 22 interviews with students in classrooms where metacognitive strategies were used, Preus reported that the students she observed talked about how the teachers used T-charts and organization charts to help them organize their thinking, how teachers...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 25 later use (Nielsen, 2012). Research suggests that because a person’s working memory is strained during the writing process, it is important for writers to include a stockpile of the processes and strategies of writing into their long-term...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 28 All learners are motivated by the desire to improve. When instructors help students find their own mistakes and evaluate their own work, their motivation increases exponentially. Secondary educators would do well to recognize that along with...
    • Page 35

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 31 those identified as important by instructors responsible for college first-year writing programs” (2008, p. 3). When students are engaged in conversations about their writing through peer reviews and different types of portfolio assignments, “a...
    • Page 37

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 33 majority of students who have received their educational curriculum from a foreign country have simply not had the rigorous demands of writing instruction in any language; therefore, their writing deficiencies could have very little to do with...
    • Page 43

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 39 analysis, questionnaires, and surveys. Standardized exams from Prentice Hall’s Pearson 11th and 12th grade textbooks will be used both at the beginning and end of the semester to collect summative test results, which will be both unbiased and...
    • Page 53

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 49 to write a response to the following open-ended question: “Regardless of the score you received, do you feel as though your writing has improved in your native language based on guidelines taught in English class?” Standardized Test The exact...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 86 At the conclusion of this native language essay survey, students were once again asked to determine whether or not they believed their L1 writing skills had improved based on guidelines and metacognitive strategies taught in English class during...
    • Page 118

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 114 The common denominator among all of these strategies and therefore may have contributed the most to the class’s overall success was to establish a climate of trust. Most students report a certain level of competitive distrust among their peers...
    • Page 121

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 117 counterparts when it comes to word choice options and descriptive writing. As language learning connoisseurs, non-native speakers are constantly searching for the right word, never settling for mediocrity when it comes to self-expression—a...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 2 school writing expectations and college-level writing courses (Donham, 2014; Fanetti, et al., 2010; Hafner, et al., 2010; Sehulster, 2012). Both students and teachers suffer from this inconsistency. Students are confused with mixed messages; on...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 4 social studies class fully expecting to do well on their first postsecondary writing assignment based on the criteria that got them there in the first place: high TOEFL, ACT, and GPA scores. Unfortunately, when that initial graded paper is handed...

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