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Using Literature to Enhance Writing Instruction: A Guide for K-5 Teachers

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library

Using Literature to Enhance Writing Instruction: A Guide for K-5 Teachers

This practical text outlines various ways to enhance and enrich writing instruction through the use of children's literature.

 

Ethics as a Form of Critical and Rhetorical Inquiry in the Writing Classroom

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Ethics as a Form of Critical and Rhetorical Inquiry in the Writing Classroom

What can improve students' engagement in persuasive writing? A strong ethical dilemma and strategies for developing intelligent responses.

 

A Call to Action: What We Know About Adolescent Literacy and Ways to Support Teachers in Meeting Students' Needs

Grades   5 – 12  |  Professional Library

A Call to Action: What We Know About Adolescent Literacy and Ways to Support Teachers in Meeting Students' Needs

This document provides a research-based resource that acknowledges the complexities of reading as a developmental process and addresses the needs of secondary readers and their teachers.

 

Designing Writing Assignments

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Designing Writing Assignments

Traci Gardner offers practical tips, starting points, and a companion website to help secondary and college teachers design effective writing assignments.

 

Lesson Plans for Teaching Writing

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Lesson Plans for Teaching Writing

This collection of lesson plans will help prepare high school and college students for college-level writing.