Teaching Writing in Middle and Secondary Schools / Edition 1

Teaching Writing in Middle and Secondary Schools / Edition 1

by James Blasingame, John H. Bushman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 013098163X

ISBN-13: 9780130981639

Pub. Date: 04/20/2004

Publisher: Pearson

Teaching Writing in Middle and Secondary Schools provides research-based and standards-based strategies–as well as classroom-tested activities–all in one book. Covering the core fundamentals of exemplary practices in the teaching of writing, this book demonstrates writing processes and the use of rubrics, with authentic samples taken directly

Overview

Teaching Writing in Middle and Secondary Schools provides research-based and standards-based strategies–as well as classroom-tested activities–all in one book. Covering the core fundamentals of exemplary practices in the teaching of writing, this book demonstrates writing processes and the use of rubrics, with authentic samples taken directly from students' writing portfolios. Readers are also given valuable information on teaching grammar and spelling, curriculum planning, service learning, and community and parental involvement–all through the lens of teaching writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130981639
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
04/20/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

I. INSTRUCTION.

1. Establishing a Writing Environment.

2. The Composing Process.

3. The Writing Workshop.

4. The Multi-Genre Approach in Writing.

5. Teaching Modes.

II. ASSESSMENT.

6. Assessment.

7. The Six-Trait Model.

III. PLANNING FOR INSTRUCTION: A COMPENDIUM OF INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES.

Appendix A: Sample MultiGenre Paper and Rubric.

Appendix B: Resources for Creating and Assessing Portfolios.

Appendix C: Sample High School Papers and Rating Rationales.

Appendix D: Sample Middle School/Junior High School Papers and Rating Rationales.

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