qI loved the book and the soulful responses it generated from my reluctant writers.q Dee Conklin, Ph.D Teacher, Reno Sparks Indian Colony Reno, NV qThis journal program is authentic and gets students to write! Because the journal topics reflect current issues, my students respond positively. And, I get great insight into their lives.q Carol Popowich Resource Teacher, Marshall Alternative High School Bend, OR qThis is a book that is sorely needed! I'm impressed with the mature way the topics are presented to the students.q Rob Owens Teacher, Washburn Rural High School Topeka, KS qThis is one of the best books I have seen on topics for writing. All students could benefit from this - not just the reluctant writer.q Carol Miller, Intervention Specialist Mineral Ridge High School Mineral Ridge, OH Inspire your students to communicate and reflect through writing! Using Journals With Reluctant Writers is an effective language arts tool for teachers, especially those who teach at-risk, alternative, and special education students. Designed to inspire even the most reluctant writers, journal topics are followed by non-revealing, non-threatening exercises to introduce writing as a means of expression and to allow students to test teacher reactions. Positive teacher responses then encourage students to move on to material that require more personal reflection and further elaboration. Whether using the journals for daily practice or weekly assignments, teachers can effectively lead students through critical thinking, self-discovery, and ultimately more relevant and proficient writing. Each chapter begins with a topical, thought-provoking quote and concludes with suggested videos and related readings that can be used for more comprehensive assignments. Using Journals With Reluctant Writers also assists teachers and students in creating a complete language arts portfolio. Highlights of this teacher's guide include: Topical chapter-opening quotes that instill deeper self-reflection Multiple questions for each topic to encourage more in-depth responses Suggested readings for more comprehensive assignments Suggested videos for each journal topic--students relate well to videos! Flexible format for daily entries or weekly assignments 45 journal topics for weekly assignments throughout the academic year An essential resource for any teacher who wants to motivate students to write well and write often, while thinking critically about their own lives and choices.building portfolios for middle and high school students Scott Abrams ... Maybe it was meant for me to be caught because there are a lot of good reasons. ... ( reiterating why your point of view is the correct one) Examples of persuasive essays could be derived from the topics aquot;Grades, aquot; aquot;Money, aquot; aquot;Crimes, aquot; and aquot; Punishments.
|Title||:||Using journals with reluctant writers|
|Publisher||:||Corwin Pr - 2000-05-11|