A Student Guide to Writing on Demand: Strategies for High-Scoring Essays

Overview

Get ready to write to the prompt. Get A Student Guide to Writing on Demand and prepare for testing in a new way that:

  • eases concerns about timed writing situations
  • increases familiarity with the forms encountered in testing
  • boosts scores on standardized writing tests.
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Overview

Get ready to write to the prompt. Get A Student Guide to Writing on Demand and prepare for testing in a new way that:

  • eases concerns about timed writing situations
  • increases familiarity with the forms encountered in testing
  • boosts scores on standardized writing tests.
A Student Guide to Writing on Demand helps build up a bank of writing and coping strategies that can be drawn from during live testing. Be ready for success with:
  • flash writes for self-reflection
  • opportunities for pressure-free timed writing
  • exercises and activities designed to mimic testing situations.
Preempt the prompt with A Student Guide to Writing on Demand.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780325008769
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 1/25/2006
  • Edition description: 3-hole punched
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Meet the Author

Anne Ruggles Gere is Gertrude Buck Collegiate Professor at the University of Michigan, where she directs the Sweetland Center for Writing and serves as co-chair of the Ph.D. in English and Education. An associate director of the Oakland Writing Project, she has a long history with the NWP. Her most recent book for teachers is Textual Complexity: Supporting Student Readers, an e-book from NCTE.

Leila Christenbury is Professor of English Education at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she teaches young adult literature, the teaching of writing, teaching methods for both secondary and middle school, and instructional theory and design. A former high school English teacher, well-known writer and researcher in English education, and past English Journal editor, Christenbury was recently elected president of the National Council of Teachers of English.

Kelly Sassi is an assistant professor of English and Education at North Dakota State University in Fargo. She taught high school English in Fairbanks, Alaska for six years before pursuing her doctorate at the University of Michigan. Currently, she co-directs the Red River Valley Writing Project and works closely with teachers in transitioning to the Common Core State Standards. She teaches methods courses in English, Young Adult Literature, and graduate courses in composition. Her areas of research include writing on demand, pedagogical approaches to Native American literature(s), and teaching for social justice.

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