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Workshop 4. Different Purposes
 
Major discussion thread:    Using information about purpose in writing
Discussion topics:    Identifying purpose
The connection between purpose and genre
Examples of assignments using different genre
The five-paragraph essay
Encouraging writers to establish their own voice
Multigenre writing
Featured classrooms:    Charles Ellenbogen's senior class at Baltimore City College High, Baltimore
Susie Lebryk-Chao's senior classes at Thomas Jefferson High, Alexandria, Virginia
Renee Spencer's junior class at Woodrow Wilson High, Portsmouth, Virginia
Lori Mayo's freshman class at Far Rockaway High, Queens, New York
Joan Cone's freshman class at El Cerrito High, El Cerrito, California
Kelly Quintero's senior class at Huntington High, Long Island
Writing Workshop topic:    Choosing a genre related to purpose
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