Skip to contentContribute to ReadWriteThink / RSS / FAQs / Site Demonstrations / Contact Us / About Us

 

 

Professional Development

Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals.

More

 

Strategy Guides

Check out our collection of strategy guides to find effective literacy teaching and learning strategies to use in your classroom.

More

 

HomeProfessional DevelopmentProfessional Library

Book

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

by Larry Weinstein

E-mail / Share / Print This Page / Print All Materials (Note: Handouts must be printed separately)

 

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
Type Book
Pages 125
Published July 2001
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

Description  

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

Free Sample Chapter

Table of Contents

 

Related Resources

back to top

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Persuading Readers with Endorsement Letters

Students explore the genre of commercial endorsements, establishing characteristics and requirements for the genre. Each student then composes an endorsement of a product, service, company, or industry.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Weekly Writer’s Blogs: Building a Reflective Community of Support

Students explore the conventions of blog writing while using it to self-reflect on their writing and communicate with classmates about each other's reflections.