A Guide to Creating Student-Staffed Writing Centers, Grades 6-12 / Edition 1

A Guide to Creating Student-Staffed Writing Centers, Grades 6-12 / Edition 1

by Richard Kent
     
 

Writing centers are places where writers work with each other in an effort to develop ideas, discover a thesis, overcome procrastination, create an outline, or revise a draft. Ultimately, writing centers help students become more effective writers. Visit any college or university in the United States and chances are there is a writing center available to students,… See more details below

Overview

Writing centers are places where writers work with each other in an effort to develop ideas, discover a thesis, overcome procrastination, create an outline, or revise a draft. Ultimately, writing centers help students become more effective writers. Visit any college or university in the United States and chances are there is a writing center available to students, staff, and community members. A Guide to Creating Student-Staffed Writing Centers, Grades 6-12 is a how-to and, ultimately, a why-to book for middle school and high school educators as well as for English/language arts teacher candidates and their methods instructors. Writing centers support students and their busy teachers while emphasizing and supporting writing across the curriculum.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820478890
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Planning and organizing17
Ch. 3Staffing and training33
Ch. 4Operating a writing center67
Ch. 5Working drafts : writing centers in action95
Ch. 6Resources and activities123
Ch. 7Conclusion147

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