BN.com Gift Guide

The Art of Teaching Writing / Edition 2

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 96%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (15) from $1.99   
  • New (3) from $70.00   
  • Used (12) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$70.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(193)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$80.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(193)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$90.51
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(230)

Condition: New
Hardcover New 0435088173 New Condition *** Right Off the Shelf & Perfect 4 Gift Giving-ADD TO CART ~~~ and Make Someone's Day a Special One: -)

Ships from: Geneva, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Cloth Edition. 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.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
The author has refined and expanded her ideas since the 1986 publication of the first edition. She offers insightful, seasoned guidance on how to help young children become engaged with writing. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From the Publisher
“An outstanding publication on the latest developments in writing instruction.”–Language Arts
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780435088170
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 4/4/1994
  • Edition description: New ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 540
  • Age range: 5 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Lucy Calkins is the author of the popular firsthand classroom materials Units of Study for Primary Writing and Units of Study for Teaching Writing, Grades 3 - 5, as well as several companion resources for literacy coaches and principals. Most recently, Lucy has published a curriculum for the reading workshop, Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grades 3-5, and she has written the Common Core Reading & Writing Workshop series for Grades K - 8. In addition, Lucy is the author or coauthor of numerous foundational professional texts with Heinemann, including Pathways to the Common Core;The Art of Teaching Writing; and One to One. She is also the author of The Art of Teaching Reading. She is the Founding Director of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University's Teachers College. For more than twenty-five years, the Project has been both a think tank - developing state of the art teaching methods - and a provider of professional development. In these capacities, the Project has supported hundreds of thousands of educators. As the leader of this world renowned organization, Lucy works closely with policy-makers, superintendents, district leaders and school principals to instigate and sustain school-wide and system-wide educational reforms. But above all, Lucy works closely with teachers and with their classrooms full of wise and wonderful children. Lucy is also the Richard Robinson Professor of Children's Literature at Teachers College, where she leads the Literacy Specialist program. Lucy and her husband John are the parents of two sons, Miles and Evan.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

The Essentials of Writing

Making Meaning on the Page and in Our Lives

Tap the Energy for Writing

Rehearsal: Living the Writerly Life

Drafting and Revision: Letting Our Worlds Instruct and Surprise Us

Let Children Show Us How to Teach

Lessons from Children

The Foundation of Literacy: Writing in the Home, the Nursery School, and the Kindergarten

Growing Up Writing: Grades K, l, and 2

In the Middle: Second and Third Grades

Grades FourÐSix

Adolescence: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

Ongoing Structures in the Writing Workshop

Establish a Predictable Workshop Environment

Don't Be Afraid to Teach: Tools to Help Us Create Mini-Lessons

Conferring: Writing Becomes a Tool for Thought

Learning to Confer

Peer Conferring, Response Groups, Share Sessions

Writing Literature Under the Influence of Literature

Publication: The Beginning of the Writerly Life

Apprenticeships in the Writing Workshop: Learning from Authors

Editing: Learning the Conventions of Written Language

Assessment: A Minds-On Approach to Teaching

The Changing Curriculum in a Writing Workshop

A Curriculum Within the Writing Workshop

Genre Studies

Poetry: It Begins in Delight and Ends in Wisdom

Making Memoir out of the Pieces of Our Lives

Literary Nonfiction

Thematic Studies: Reading the World, Reading the Word

Writing Workshop Teaching in a Larger Context

Writing to Learn Throughout the Day

Workshop Teaching Throughout the Day

The Home/School Connection: Composing Literate Lives in Homes and Neighborhoods

Teaching Matters

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
( 4 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(2)

4 Star

(2)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 4 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2007

    Excellent book

    Lucy McCormick Calkins¿ The Art of Teaching Writing is an excellent book for any teacher of writing. Not only does she offer insightful ideas to enhance student¿s writing and encourage them to write with confidence, but she also uses real examples she has used in her classroom through lesson plans, strategies, and dialogue. Her tone delivers a fun and relaxed atmosphere that allows the reader to enjoy the book and want to continue. Calkins relates writing to jogging: it should be done every day to be effective. She also stresses very important factors in the writing classroom, such as how crucial it is to make younger students feel special and like real writers, and how the writing workshop should be predictable so children learn to anticipate¿and become better prepared for¿their writing schedules. Her approaches to children build their confidence and self-esteem, and she encourages them to see how fun and creative writing can be. She has a knack for inspiring students suffering from writer¿s block by offering larger audiences for their work, showing students her own writing and creating a tight environment where students can gather and share each others ideas and creations. Also, the most important factor to Calkins regarding writing involves the writer¿s notebook and what it does to open doors for writers of all ages. Students jot down ideas, observations, and thoughts this brainstorming allows them to see many possibilities for future writing projects. Calkins¿ The Art of Teaching Writing inevitably gets 5 out of 5 stars. It is a fun and easy read that offers many insightful ideas that are valuable tools to anyone¿teacher or parent¿who wants to enhance children¿s writing and inspire them to write with skill and confidence.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2002

    Very good tool

    I really enjoyed this book. For teachers and students it is an excellent source

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2000

    Real Help For the Novice

    Lucy McCormick Calkins book provides a fresh approach to teaching writing and includes many basic guidelines that inform the teacher just exactly how writing objectives can best be met. She emphasizes that teaching writing should be practiced as an art rather than as a skill. Her detailed use of a writing workshop is strategic to the overall goal of teaching writing and she gives specific guidlines to teachers on how to set up and develop a curriculum for the writing workshop. Any teacher using this book will find it easily readable and empowering with numerous examples and anecdotes to back up the developments of the writing process. It is a refreshing change from the usual formulated textbook writing style exemplified by authors of today and many teachers and students will constantly grow and learn as a result of Ms. Calkins book. I will definitely use it in my own classroom!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2008

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 4 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)