Teaching Adolescent Writers

Author: Kelly Gallagher

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN: 1571104224

Category: Education

Page: 200

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"Describes strategies for teaching writing to adolescents, including teaching the reasons writing is important, meeting student needs in learning writing, modeling good writing by the teacher, using real-world models of writing, giving students choice, writing for authentic, real-world purposes, and assessing student writing"--Provided by publisher.
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Revision Strategies for Adolescent Writers

Moving Students in the Write Direction

Author: Jolene Borgese,Dick Heyler,Stephanie Romano

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 141299425X

Category: Education

Page: 139

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Supported by the Common Core State Standards, the 30+ strategies in this book include pre-writing planning, peer conferencing, modeling effective revision, and using technology.
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What Content-Area Teachers Should Know about Adolescent Literacy

Author: Kris Anstrom

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437914918

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Page: 61

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Addresses middle and high school classroom teachers¿, administrators¿, and parents¿ need for info. about how to build adolescents¿ reading and writing skills. It provides more general info. for content-area teachers so that they will gain a deeper understanding of the underlying skills their students will need and the kind of instruction needed to develop these skills. The report describes 5 key components that are critical to the development of reading proficiency: decoding/phonemic awareness and phonics, morphology, vocab., fluency, and text comprehension. It also discusses 4 other areas that are fundamental in helping adolescents achieve advanced levels of literacy: assessment, writing, motivation, and the needs of diverse learners. Illus.
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The Write Mind for Every Classroom

How to Connect Brain Science and Writing Across the Disciplines

Author: Jason Wirtz

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475818165

Category: Education

Page: 104

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The Write Mind for Every Classroom: How to Connect Brain Science and Writing Across the Disciplines. Teachers of writing across a wide range of grade levels will find this book useful, especially those teaching adolescents. The information and activities are designed for those teaching across secondary and post-secondary content areas. As writing becomes increasingly central across all content areas as a result of both federal and state mandates such as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), this book will be useful to all teachers of adolescents. College and university professors will find this book useful in helping to prepare today’s pre-service teachers. Literacy coaches, principals, and mentor/lead teachers will find much of value, as will educators involved in teacher learning groups. As brain-based education enters the national spotlight it becomes increasingly important for educators at all levels to become intelligent consumers of brain-based claims that have a potentially far-reaching impact on student learning.
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Peer Coaching for Adolescent Writers

Author: Susan Ruckdeschel

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781412973892

Category: Education

Page: 169

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Aligned with state and IRA/NCTE standards, this book offers clear steps and reproducible forms for using student-to-student interactions to help adolescents become more proficient writers.
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Lighting Fires

How the Passionate Teacher Engages Adolescent Writers

Author: Joseph I. Tsujimoto

Publisher: Boynton/Cook

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 192

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In "Lighting Fires," Tsujimoto reveals his own unique power as a teacher through descriptions of his many classroom interactions with his students.
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Writing for Real

Strategies for Engaging Adolescent Writers

Author: Ross M. Burkhardt

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN: 1571103589

Category: Education

Page: 293

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Provides teachers with strategies to encourage their students to write.
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Teaching Writing That Matters

Tools and Projects That Motivate Adolescent Writers

Author: Chris W. Gallagher,Amy Lee

Publisher: Teaching Resources

ISBN: 9780545054058

Category: Education

Page: 178

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A new framework for teaching adolescent writing encourages student growth through reflection on writing, purposeful and audience-aware projects, and the support of a writing community. Includes innovative "project toolboxes" that show teachers how to motivate students to write with confidence and skill from their own experiences, the texts they read, and the research they conduct. Features classroom-tested projects that focus on major kinds of school writing. Supports professional learning communities, study groups interested in increasing and improving writing school-wide.
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Write Like this

Teaching Real-world Writing Through Modeling & Mentor Texts

Author: Kelly Gallagher

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN: 1571108963

Category: Education

Page: 264

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Recognizing the importance that modeling plays in the learning process, high school English teacher Kelly Gallagher shares how he gets his students to stand next to and pay close attention to model writers, and how doing so elevates his students' writing abilities. --from publisher description.
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Improving Adolescent Writers

Author: Kelly Gallagher

Publisher: Stenhouse Pub

ISBN: 9781571107596

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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"Through a variety of methods--modeling, mid-process assessment, small-group conferring, grammar and editing mini-lessons, revision techniques, and identifying the many real-world purposes for writing--Kelly demonstrates how to teach writing so that adolescents internalize the habits and skills of good writers"--Container.
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