Third edition of popular textbook for writing, English, and
language-arts methods courses provides a comprehensive survey of
theories, research and methods associated with teaching composition
successfully. Includes examples and pedagogical aids.
This is a very well-written book for teachers. The author seems to
know something about every subject that might be related to
composition--the bibliography alone should be required reading for all
prospective teachers; it's nearly 30 pages. I recommend this book very
A "must read" for teachers
This is the most comprehensive book I've ever seen on composition
and teaching. I mean, it has everything--psychology and writing,
linguistics and writing, reading and writing. Also, the book goes way
beyond theory and research to explain in clear language how an ordinary
teacher like me can actually apply theory and research in the
classroom. This is a really fine book, and I recommend it to everyone.