Dynamic Activities for First-Year Composition: 96 Ways to Immerse, Inspire, and Captivate Students (Paperback)

Dynamic Activities for First-Year Composition: 96 Ways to Immerse, Inspire, and Captivate Students By Michal Reznizki (Editor), David Coad (Editor) Cover Image

Dynamic Activities for First-Year Composition: 96 Ways to Immerse, Inspire, and Captivate Students (Paperback)

By Michal Reznizki (Editor), David Coad (Editor)

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This collection of activities for the composition classroom includes dozens of practical, useful, successful, and accessible exercises that have been developed and implemented by writing instructors from all over the country. Editors Michal Reznizki and David T. Coad have assembled a collection of tried-and-proven teaching activities to help both novice and experienced teachers plan, prepare, and implement writing instruction in college. As two educators who have been teaching writing in the field for more than a decade, they have created the resource they wished they had.


The book addresses many elements that are at the core of teaching first-year composition, providing engaging and inspiring ways to teach:


  • Rhetoric
  • Composing and revising
  • Argument and synthesis
  • Visual and social media
  • Reading skills
  • Foundational research
  • Grammar and language


It also provides ways to think outside of the curriculum to engage students in active learning that goes beyond the class syllabus. By focusing on and emphasizing pedagogical practices, this book strengthens and brings to the forefront the practical to transform how students learn from, interact with, and experience first-year composition instruction.

Product Details ISBN: 9780814100936
ISBN-10: 0814100937
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of English (Ncte
Publication Date: March 28th, 2023
Pages: 350
Language: English