A study of the prevailing practice of teaching composition in grades VII, VIII, and IX
The purpose of this investigation is to study the prevailing practice of teaching English composition in grades seven, eight, and nine. This study is meant to supplement other studies in the field of English work for these grades particularly those of Miss Mary Margaret Strohl and Miss Katie Lansdowne. It is the purpose of t his investigation to ascertain how much time is given to the study of oral and written expression, what topics are considered appropriate and worthwhile for class work , and what methods and devices are re commended for the teaching of composition in grades seven , eight , and nine .
Thesis (M.A.)--University of Wichita, Dept. of Education