What Student Writing Teaches Us: Formative Assessment in the Writing Workshop

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $9.95
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 43%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (4) from $9.95   
  • New (2) from $14.25   
  • Used (2) from $9.95   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$14.25
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(1)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Chapter topics range from rubrics to grades, self assessment to paper load- an invaluable resource. Brand new copies.

Ships from: Grand Rapids, MI

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$14.50
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(1)

Condition: New
Brand new. A must have for all writing teachers.

Ships from: Grand Rapids, MI

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Paula McMillen
Starting from the Latin roots of the word assess (assidere) meaning to sit beside, the author advocates talking with students about their writing and discovering what to admire about their work as the initial evaluative approach. This slim volume is both a teaching guide and an impassioned plea to change the focus from summative to formative assessment in working with developing student writers. The author utilizes examples from primary grades and middle school classrooms to demonstrate how learning from students can help them succeed and meet standards—he draws on the writing related standards from the National Council of Teachers of English and the International Reading Association as a frame. He acknowledges all the usual hurdles of accountability, large class sizes, and lack of time, yet demonstrates how to streamline the processes and simultaneously foster stronger writing skills in students. Chapters address defining assessment in relation to writing, formative assessment vs. summative assessment, self-assessment, feedback as formative assessment, grading, and record-keeping; each chapter is summarized with key points. He addresses the use and misuse of rubrics and how to involve students in their refinement as a teaching and learning strategy. He shares what he has learned from dozens of conversations with students about how grading can also become a path to improvement instead of discouragement. He pushes the reader to re-examine the criterion of independence when teaching and evaluating student work. A handful of useful assessment tools are provided in reproducible form at the end of the book. Anyone teaching writing skills in the primary/middlegrades would benefit from reading this book to get new ideas, encouragement, and support to be a more effective teacher. It will also be a valuable addition to a professional development collection in institutions with teacher education programs. Reviewer: Paula McMillen, Ph.D.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781571107138
  • Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/26/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 136
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)