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Teaching the Elements of Powerful Writing Using Great Fiction and Nonfiction Models: 15 Motivating Lessons That Teach Focus, Sequencing, Structure, Word Choice, Elaboration, and More (PagePerfect NOOK Book)
     

Teaching the Elements of Powerful Writing Using Great Fiction and Nonfiction Models: 15 Motivating Lessons That Teach Focus, Sequencing, Structure, Word Choice, Elaboration, and More (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

by Jane Sullivan
 

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Aliveness. Clarity. Strength. These are characteristics of good writing, characteristics too often lacking in student work. Jane Sullivan and Midge Madden have developed a successful approach that helps students to see and appreciate these qualities in literary models-and then to revise their own writing with the ideas in mind. Includes 15 classroom-tested lessons in

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Aliveness. Clarity. Strength. These are characteristics of good writing, characteristics too often lacking in student work. Jane Sullivan and Midge Madden have developed a successful approach that helps students to see and appreciate these qualities in literary models-and then to revise their own writing with the ideas in mind. Includes 15 classroom-tested lessons in a format that lets teachers hear the authors' thinking, describing what they do and discussing why they do it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780545188579
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Sold by:
Scholastic, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Jane Sullivan, a former classroom teacher, is professor emeritus of Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. In addition to providing workshops in reading and writing to various school districts for the last four years, she has volunteered as a writing instructor in the fourth and fifth grades of Upper Township Elementary School in New Jersey. Since 1999, she has traveled to Guatemala twice a year to provide workshops in reading and writing to teachers in that country. Dr. Sullivan has also published articles in several children’s magazines.

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