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Writing with Voice

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

Writing with Voice

Tom Romano leads students to allow themselves creative freedom while developing the patience to hone that first rush into a tight and effective piece of writing with voice.

 

The Writing Workshop: Working through the Hard Parts (And They’re All Hard Parts)

Professional Library

The Writing Workshop: Working through the Hard Parts (And They’re All Hard Parts)

A practical, comprehensive, and illuminating guide for both new and experienced teachers that confronts the challenges of the writing workshop head-on.

 

Motivating Young Writers Through Write-Talks: Real Writers, Real Audiences, Real Purposes

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Motivating Young Writers Through Write-Talks: Real Writers, Real Audiences, Real Purposes

This article describes the use of "write-talks," brief motivational talks designed to engage students in writing.

 

Adolescent Literacy and the Teaching of Reading: Lessons for Teachers of Literature

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Adolescent Literacy and the Teaching of Reading: Lessons for Teachers of Literature

Deborah Appleman dismantles the traditional divide between secondary teachers of literature and teachers of reading and offers a variety of practical ways to teach reading within the context of literature classrooms.

 

Family Message Journals: Teaching Writing through Family Involvement

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library

Family Message Journals: Teaching Writing through Family Involvement

This book follows the development of emergent and beginning writers as they explore the power and joy of written communication.