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Writing Our Communities: Local Learning and Public Culture

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Writing Our Communities: Local Learning and Public Culture

Student engagement with community becomes the centerpiece of the book, an engagement that takes place across disciplines through projects involving history, environment, culture, and much more.

 

Writing at the Threshold: Featuring 56 Ways to Prepare High School and College Students to Think and Write at the College Level

Grades   11 – 12  |  Professional Library

Writing at the Threshold: Featuring 56 Ways to Prepare High School and College Students to Think and Write at the College Level

This book offers both an eloquent philosophy of composition instruction and a useful set of classroom-tested teaching ideas distilled from the author’s 28 years of teaching writing.

 

An Effective Framework for Primary-Grade Guided Writing Instruction

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

An Effective Framework for Primary-Grade Guided Writing Instruction

This article describes the theory and procedures for guided writing lessons in the primary grades.

 

Acting Out: Literature, Drama, and Connecting With History

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

Acting Out: Literature, Drama, and Connecting With History

The article includes recommendations for teachers interested in integrating literature, drama, and history.

 

BOOKMATCH: How to Scaffold Student Book Selection for Independent Reading

Grades   3 – 6  |  Professional Library

BOOKMATCH: How to Scaffold Student Book Selection for Independent Reading

Empower students through choice and independence using the BOOKMATCH strategy, showing them how to select "just right" books.