Write through the Grades -Teaching Writing in Secondary School is a practical, clearly organized, and insightful look at teaching writing in secondary schools (as well as middle schools). The book is targeted at teachers and others who are committed to making the writing experience meaningful and successful for teens. In this book, Robin Bright, - offers a fresh perspective based on four years of case studies of eight successful teen writers emphasizes the importance of process, fluency, and choice over traditional product-oriented approaches - offers an inside look at what teens value about writing and the kinds of support they find helpful in developing the craft of writing - provides examples of a writers workshop, which give teachers an authentic and useful model for working with young writers - includes step-by-step instructions that give teachersa solid base from which to begin writing instruction.I had a teacher who taught writing and we did stories every week, and there were four or five other kids in the class who wrote a lot, too. We wrote so ... Her two favourite genres for reading were realistic fiction and fantasy. ... His ideas came from a variety of sources, including songs, books, and movies. ... Like Holly, Matt mentioned that he had had a positive experience as a writer in elementary school .
|Title||:||Write Through the Grades|
|Publisher||:||Portage & Main Press - 2007|