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Synopsis: In this second volume of Sparklers you will find over 100 all new top scoring test essays from 4th, 7th and High school grades. Each essay is a writing craft lesson in disguise. Use this book to model great prompted test writing for your students. This second edition comes with several essays in Spanish and an appendix of test taking suggestions.
About the Author: Gretchen Bernabei's teaching career spans more than 25 years and counting. She currently teaches English at Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio, Texas. Gretchen has shared her experience with other teachers through seminars, journal articles and books, offering field-tested techniques for teaching writing. Her The Good Writer s Kit for Hampton-Brown/National Geographic is a multi-component program for inspiring adolescent writers. Other recent publications include Why We Must Run with Scissors (with Barry Lane) and Reviving the Essay: Teaching Structure without Formula. She is also the author of Lightning in a Bottle, a program featuring photographs on CD-ROM used to prompt and guide student writing. She contributed the chapter, The School Essay: Tracking Movement of the Mind in Teaching the Neglected R : Rethinking Writing Instruction in Secondary Classrooms. She has published two anthologies of high-scoring student TAKS essays entitled Sparklers: High Scoring Test Essays and What They Teach Us and More Sparklers. Her most recent project is Crunchtime: Lessons to Help Students Blow the Roof Off writing Tests and Become Better Writers in the Process, published by Heinemann. In addition, Gretchen is a much sought-after presenter for workshops and staff-development seminars across the United States.
Title: More Sparklers: High Scoring Test Essays and...
Publisher: Trail of Breadcrumbs, LLC
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Trail of Breadcrumbs, LLC, San Antonio TX, 2009. Soft Cover. Condition: Good Plus. Not ex-library copy. Soft cover in good plus condition - back cover is rubbed and scraped, spine edges and corners lightly bumped, cover edges lightly rubbed. 227 pages - the binding is tight and the text clean. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 035988