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Professional Writing in Action! Publishing Student Reviews Online

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Professional Writing in Action! Publishing Student Reviews Online

Grades 11 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Nine 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Marcea K. Seible

Marcea K. Seible

Waterloo, Iowa

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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Professional Library

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

So What Do You Think? Writing a Review

Writing a review of an author’s work challenges students to develop their critical thinking skills. It provides an opportunity for students to speak their minds—and to enjoy being heard.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Persuading an Audience: Writing Effective Letters to the Editor

Students use persuasive writing and an understanding of the characteristics of letters to the editor to compose effective letters to the editor on topics of interest to them.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Professional Library  |  Book

Genre Theory: Teaching, Writing, and Being

Dean synthesizes theory and research about genres and provides secondary-level teachers with practical classroom applications.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Reading & Writing & Teens: A Parent’s Guide to Adolescent Literacy

Offering advice from a host of experts in adolescent literacy, this book helps answer real questions from parents across the country about how to best support their teens as readers and writers.

 

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TIPS & HOW-TO'S

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

Writing for the Real World

Helping teens notice the variety of writing all around them “in the real world” motivates them to write in genres that are new and engaging and helps them become more fluent, flexible writers.

 

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