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    Teaching writing by modeling genres through the teaching-learning cycle 

    Walter-Echols, Elizabeth (2009)

    Over the last 60 years, the teaching of writing has gone through multiple metamorphoses, from being simply a way to reinforce grammar learning, to encouraging self-expression and the writer's composing process, to focusing on writing the genres of academia and the professions (Silva, 1990). Developed by teacher-researchers in the Hallidayan Systemic-Functional school of linguistics, a multi-step cycle-the 'Teaching-Learning' (Hammond, 1990) or 'Curriculum' (Rose, 2006) Cycle-provides a principled and practical way to teach school-age or adult ...