THE ART OF TEACHING WRITING

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The Art Of Teaching Writing

Author : Lucy McCormick Calkins
ISBN : UOM:39015032959069
Genre : Education
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The Art of Teaching Writing, New Edition, has major new chapters on assessment, thematic studies, writing throughout the day, reading/writing relationships, publication, curriculum development, nonfiction writing and home/school connections. Annotation. When Lucy Calkins wrote the first edition of The Art of Teaching Writing, the writing workshop was a fledgling idea, piloted by a few brave innovators. Now, as she brings us this new edition, the writing workshop is at the foundation of language arts education throughout the English-speaking world. This new edition, then, could easily have been a restatement, in grander, more confident tones, of the original classic. Instead, it is an almost entirely new book. Clearly, during the time in which Calkins' original ideas have spread like wildlife, her focus has not been on articulating and defending those ideas, but on developing and rethinking them. Respecting and responding to the questions that have arisen as thousands of teachers establish writing workshops in their classrooms, and drawing upon the latest knowledge in the field and her own intimate understanding of classroom life, Calkins has re-thought every line and every facet of her original text. In this new edition, Lucy has major new chapters on assessment, thematic studies, writing throughout the day, reading-writing relationships, publication, curriculum development, non-fiction writing and home/school connections.
Category: Education

The Art Of Teaching Reading

Author : Lucy McCormick Calkins
ISBN : 0321080599
Genre : Education
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Lucy Calkins has written a book with the goal of creating lifelong readers. The Art of Teaching Reading offers educators a multifaceted reading program supported by word study, guided reading, book talks, and other ongoing structures to produce impassioned readers. Through years of research, the author provides a myriad of ideas to help young readers discover their own joy of reading and love of books. This text focuses on the big picture of reading instruction and explores the goals of reading programs. It also provides information on comprehending and responding to text through synthesis, critique, writing, and other effective strategies for understanding. For teachers or future teachers or educators.
Category: Education

The Art Of Teaching Writing

Author : Mark Hartley
ISBN : 0415536863
Genre : Education
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"It is amazing – the fruit of so much thought and hard work. But it is more than a book. It is a course." Professor Peter Mortimore, former Principal of The Institute of Education and current Guardian columnist The Art of Teaching Writing is an essential resource file that will support teachers in improving the quality of their children's written outcomes. Written by a hugely successful Primary Head and professional development trainer, this resource offers a pragmatic, proactive response to repeated concerns outlined by Ofsted regarding how to assist children to develop the proficiency and precision required to write high quality, extended texts. Furthermore, it shows, very clearly, how reluctant boys can achieve success as writers. The Art of Teaching Writing combines an accessible theoretical framework with a wide range of easy-to-use, high quality resource materials offering a wealth of practical support. These include over sixty 'model' pieces of original writing that can be used by teachers, as well as twenty-five quality examples of writing created by children that can also be used as classroom models. It also contains: 14 units of learning Guidance on teaching fiction, poetry and visual literacy units Guidance on 16 different writing styles including narratives, newspaper reports, letter writing, diary entries, biographical and descriptive writing Recommended high quality texts to create units of learning around QCA writing and reading assessment focuses Key Stage 2 SATs writing tasks 2000 to 2011 Glossary of terminology The resource also features a CD-ROM for use with interactive white boards. The CD includes electronic versions of photocopiable resources, model writing exemplars, the children's writing and 'word mat' resources which can be used as they are, or customised by the teacher. The Art of Teaching Writing is essential reading for all KS2 teachers, literacy subject leaders, trainee teachers, and local authority officers responsible for school improvement. Those working in the newly designated teaching schools will also find this resource of interest.
Category: Education

The New Art And Science Of Teaching Writing

Author : Kathy Tuchman Glass
ISBN : 1945349360
Genre : English language
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For educators to be effective teachers of writing, they must intentionally select and implement research-based instructional strategies. Using a clear and well-organized structure, the authors apply the strategies and techniques originally laid out in The New Art and Science of Teaching by Robert J. Marzano to the teaching of writing. The book explores more than 100 strategies for teaching writing across grade levels and subject areas. Use effective teaching methods to reach desired writing learning outcomes and student success: Understand which instructional strategies are best suited to teaching writing skills and gain specific examples of how to use these strategies. Learn how to utilize general strategies for teaching, alongside specific strategies, in order to enrich teaching, improve the learning environment of the classroom, and obtain desired student learning outcomes for writing. Measure and develop your ability to enhance writing skills in students with the book's instructional techniques. Examine sample rubrics for assessing student writing skills and download free reproducible checklists and formative writing assessment examples. Utilize the appendices as quick references to assist in designing your writing curriculum and planning lessons. Contents: Introduction Chapter 1: Providing and Communicating Clear Learning Goals Chapter 2: Using Assessments Chapter 3: Conducting Direct Instruction Lessons Chapter 4: Conducting Practicing and Deepening Lessons Chapter 5: Conducting Knowledge Application Lessons Chapter 6: Using Strategies That Appear in All Types of Lessons Chapter 7: Using Engagement Strategies Chapter 8: Implementing Rules and Procedures and Building Relationships Chapter 9: Developing Expertise Conclusion Appendix A Appendix B References and Resources
Category: English language

The Art Of Teaching

Author : Jay Parini
ISBN : 9780195169690
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In a deeply personal memoir filled with humor, encouragement, and hard-won wisdom about the teacher's craft, the distinguished critic and author furnishes valuable insights into the many challenges educators face, as well as a discussion of such topics as politics in the classroom, the importance of a disciplined approach to life, fostering relationships with students, and balancing one's teaching load with research and writing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Art And Craft Of Teaching

Author : Margaret Morganroth Gullette
ISBN : 0674046803
Genre : Education
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A practical guide for everyone who must deliver a lecture, lead a discussion, assign a grade, or carry out the hundreds of tasks involved in being a successful teacher from the first day of school to the last.
Category: Education

The Art Of Argument

Author : Lucy Calkins
ISBN : 0325059489
Genre : Critical thinking
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Category: Critical thinking

Writing For Readers

Author : Lucy Calkins
ISBN : PSU:000049258387
Genre : Education
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Part of a series of units as part of a year-long curriculum based in primary writing.
Category: Education