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Accessible and reader-friendly, this is the definitive book on teaching writing to children in grades K-8, the only title on the market to thoroughly address both the process and the product of writing. Covers strategies for teaching prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing through writing workshops, literature focus units, and thematic units; techniques for helping children develop ideas, organize writing, choose vocabulary, apply stylistic devices, and correct mechanical errors; and, five levels of scaffolded composition instruction: modeled, shared, interactive, guided, and independent writing. Addressing Process and Product NEW! A Writing Workshop CD now included in every copy of the book gives you specific insight into classroom teaching in a workshop model, illus
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An expanded, reorganized edition of this excellent text for writing methods courses...one that advocates a process approach to writing, focusing on strategies that will help children in Grades K-8 use the writing process to develop and improve their writing skills while they improve their writing products. The text now begins with an introductory chapter that provides an overview of the five cyclical, recursive stages of the writing process-- prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and sharing--along with practical instructional tips and techniques for each stage. Individual chapters then examine all major types of writing...through a practical, straightforward presentation which includes a wealth of children's actual writing samples that really help to bring the "writing process" to life.From the Back Cover:
Knowing that you must balance your focus in the classroom on the process that children use as they write and the quality of their compositions, Teaching Writing continues to provide a comprehensive look at both process and product. This new edition provides you with practical strategies for teaching and assessing writing, with a focus on individual student needs and teacher accountability. Additional features will help you recognize the concerns of struggling writers, the needs of English learners, and the strategies you can use to improve student test taking.
Addressing Process and Product
Meeting Individual Student Needs
Planning for Accountability
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0131584162
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. 5th. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0131584162n