Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Second Edition / Edition 2

Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Second Edition / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
1462510086
ISBN-13:
9781462510085
Pub. Date:
04/25/2013
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
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Overview

Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Second Edition / Edition 2


An indispensable teacher resource and course text, this book presents evidence-based practices for helping all K-12 students develop their skills as writers. Every chapter draws clear connections to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Leading authorities describe how to teach the skills and strategies that students need to plan, draft, evaluate, and revise multiple types of texts. Also addressed are ways for teachers to integrate technology into the writing program, use assessment to inform instruction, teach writing in the content areas, and tailor instruction for English language learners and struggling writers. Helpful case examples are featured throughout.

New to This Edition
*Revised and expanded to address the CCSS.
*Incorporates the latest research and instructional procedures.
*Chapters on teaching argumentative and informative writing.
*Chapters on college and career readiness, writing to learn, writing about texts, and response to intervention.

See also the editors' Handbook of Writing Research, Second Edition, which provides a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge writing research that informs good practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462510085
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 04/25/2013
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 444
Sales rank: 124,028
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


I. Designing Writing Programs
1. Designing an Effective Writing Program, Steve Graham and Karen R. Harris
2. Writing Instruction in Preschool and Kindergarten, David L. Coker, Jr.
3. Best Practices in Teaching Writing for College and Career Readiness, Dolores Perin
II. Types and Purposes of Writing
4. A Developmental Approach to Teaching Narrative Composition, Anne McKeough
5. Best Practices in Teaching Argumentative Writing, Ralph P. Ferretti and William E. Lewis
6. Best Practices in Teaching Informative Writing from Sources, George E. Newell, Jennifer VanDerHeide, and Melissa Wilson
7. Best Practices in Writing to Learn, Perry D. Klein and Amy Meichi Yu
III. Strategies for Teaching and Learning in Writing
8. Best Practices in Teaching Planning for Writing, Cindy Lassonde and Janet C. Richards
9. Best Practices in Teaching Evaluation and Revision, Charles A. MacArthur
10. Best Practices in Sentence Construction Skills, Bruce Saddler
11. Best Practices in Spelling and Handwriting, Bob Schlagal
12. Best Practices in Promoting Motivation for Writing, Pietro Boscolo and Carmen Gelati
13. Best Practices in Using Technology to Support Writing, Rachel Karchmer-Klein
14. Best Practices in Writing about Text, Timothy Shanahan
15. Best Practices in Writing Assessment for Instruction, Robert C. Calfee and Roxanne Greitz Miller
IV. Special Populations
16. Best Practices in Teaching Writing to English Learners: Reducing Constraints to Facilitate Writing Development, Carol Booth Olson, Robin Scarcella, and Tina Matuchniak
17. Writing Instruction within a Response-to-Intervention Framework: Prospects and Challenges for Elementary and Secondary Classrooms, Gary A. Troia

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