English language, high school students, middle school students, writing processes, composition, curriculum planning
The article offers information on the development of professional writing course in English middle school or high school classroom. It mentions that a good syllabus not only provide answers to basic questions, but also to questions that Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins have pertained to as the essential questions. It notes that students learn from writing activities and assessments including how to write in genres, evaluate the settings of professional tools, and manage their writing processes.
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National Council of Teachers of English
Bush, Jonathan and Zuidema, Leah A., "Professional Writing in the English Classroom: Designing a High School or Middle School Course (or Unit) in Professional Writing" (2013). Faculty Work Comprehensive List. 47.