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Co-Authoring in the Classroom: Creating an Environment for Effective Collaboration

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Co-Authoring in the Classroom: Creating an Environment for Effective Collaboration

Co-Authoring in the Classroom argues for the inclusion of co-authoring in writing instruction and provides theoretical and research background to support the value of this strategy.

 

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.

 

Sound and Sense in Children's Picturebooks

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Sound and Sense in Children's Picturebooks

Explores (from the point of view of the writer, a children's author) one aspect of learning about language that is present in the picture books he writes: the relation between sound and sense.

 

Sharing Stories and Developing Multiple Perspectives in Post-9/11 Classrooms

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Sharing Stories and Developing Multiple Perspectives in Post-9/11 Classrooms

Sensitive to the increased importance of valuing diversity and diverse points of view since 9/11, this article describes activities through which ESL students contribute new knowledge to their classes while simultaneously improving their English language skills.

 

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Inquiry at the Window: The Year of the Birds

This science inquiry in a fourth-grade classroom affirms the importance of observation, questioning, reading, and writing to the inquiry process.