Lessons from a Child / Edition 1

Lessons from a Child / Edition 1

by Lucy Calkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 043508206X

ISBN-13: 9780435082062

Pub. Date: 07/11/1983

Publisher: Heinemann

A story of one child's growth in writing, Lessons from a Child explains how teachers can work with children, helping them to teach themselves and each other. Matters of classroom management, methods for helping children to use the peer conference, and ways mini-lessons can extend children's understanding of good writing are all covered here. Most important, the…  See more details below

Overview

A story of one child's growth in writing, Lessons from a Child explains how teachers can work with children, helping them to teach themselves and each other. Matters of classroom management, methods for helping children to use the peer conference, and ways mini-lessons can extend children's understanding of good writing are all covered here. Most important, the sequences of writing development and growth are thoroughly discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780435082062
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
07/11/1983
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
5 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Contents

I A writing workshop begins

A research project, a classroom, a child

Re-Vision

A partnership forms

Topics which tap the energy to write

The structure of a writing workshop

6 . Editing: last but not least

The teacher's role

II One child's growth in writing

First lessons

Revision?

From writer to reader: Susie develops an executive function

Sequences in Susie's writing development

The life-story of one text

Between the lines: Susie's process becomes internalized

Longer stories and bigger revisions

III The writing classroom: a context for growth

When teachers collaborate: new ideas

Twenty six teachers in this classroom

Peer conferences thread through the writing process

Teaching children to teach each ohter

Teaching by example

When children conference with themselves

Concept development

Reading-writing connections

Reading, writing and a glacier report

Lessons from children

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