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

by Amy Alexandra Wilson

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

Grades 6 – 12
Type Journal
Published March 2008
Publisher International Reading Association

 

Description  

Modeled after the popular teaching technique of book talks, write talks are brief motivational talks designed to engage students in writing. Teachers can invite adults from their communities into their classrooms to give write talks, thereby conveying to students that real people go through different writing processes to write real texts for real audiences.

Wilson, A. (2008, March). Motivating Young Writers Through Write-Talks: Real Writers, Real Audiences, Real Purposes. The Reading Teacher, 61(6), 485487. doi: 10.1598/RT.61.6.5

 

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