Writin g in the Real Classroom illustrates what the "writing process classroom" looks like, offers fine examples of students using response journals, and raises intriguing possibilities for evaluation. Practical ideas demonstrates how writing can be used as a multifaceted, learning/teaching tool and how students can grow as independent writers. This valuable resource includes: annotated samples of student writing; specific directions for using and marking a writing folder; practical procedures for editing and revision conferences; useful methods for guiding peer-revision conferences; strategies for using a variety of journals and logs. A thorough analysis of drafting, buddy authoring, writing folders, and student publishing will help teachers cope with these effective writing procedures. A special section, complete with student samples, describe electronic response by computer modem. Ready-to-cope evaluation tools offer a flexible approach to evaluating narrative and expository writing and a unique four-stage process for evaluating and marking poetry. Teachers will learn how to assess and refine their writing program to meet the needs of their own classrooms.
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