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    Why they can't write : killing the five-paragraph essay and other necessities / John Warner.
    by Warner, John, 1970- author.
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  • English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching -- United States.
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  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- United States.
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  • Critical thinking -- Study and teaching -- United States.
  • ISBN: 
    1421427109
    9781421427102
    1421427117
    9781421427119
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    viii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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    Our writing "crisis" -- Part One: Killing the five-paragraph essay -- Johnny could never write -- The writer's practice -- The five-paragraph essay -- Part Two: The other necessities -- The problem of atmosphere -- The problem of surveillance -- The problem of assessment and standardization -- The problem of education fads -- The problem of technology hype -- The problem of folklore -- The problem of precarity -- Part Three: A new framework -- Why school? -- Increasing rigor -- Making writing meaningful by making meaningful writing -- Writing experiences -- Increasing challenges -- Part Four: Unanswered questions -- What about academics? -- What about grammar? -- What about grades? -- What about the children? -- What about the teachers? -- In conclusion.
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