California English

February 2008

Theme: CAN ENGLISH TEACHERS SAVE THE PLANET?

Artist of this issue: Ariel Wilchek

February 2008 California English

Contents

The Face as Window on the World:
Image to Text to World and Back Again

– Kathleen Cecil

Templates for Change:
Persuasive K-12 Writing Assignments

– Lisa Davidson

Spinning the Language of Science
– Nick Cooper

Why Expository Texts?
– Dewey W. Hall

One Road to Research
– Jane S. Hancock

Features and Columns

President’s Perspective

Editor’s Column

Call for Manuscripts

Book Review: They Say / I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein
Reviewed by John R. Edlund

CATE 2007 Professional Writing Winner, Susan Luskof

CATE 2007 Professional Writing Second Place Winner, Christopher Douthit

CATE 2007 Professional Writing Third Place Winner, Eric Eisner

CATE 2007 Professional Writing Third Place Winner, Mark Heydon

Research Update by Barbara Bartholomew

CATE 2008

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