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Creating Writers

Author : Vicki Spandel
ISBN : 020561910X
Genre : Education
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Written by Vicki Spandel, the pioneer of 6-trait writing, this fifth edition offers a comprehensive overview of the best education strategies and philosophies of writing assessment and instruction. It provides clear guidelines to students on how to draft, assess, and revise their writing.

Creating Young Writers

Author : Vicki Spandel
ISBN : 013268585X
Genre : Education
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Creating Young Writers: Using the Six Traits to Enrich Writing Process in Primary Classrooms , 3/e gives new and experienced K-3 teachers the most comprehensive guide available to using the highly popular six-traits approach to writing. Well-respected author Vicki Spandel presents an in-depth look at the writing process and how it connects to the six traits, while encouraging them to write continuously with students and model their own personal writing process. The book is a goldmine of activities, strategies, and lesson ideas ideal for use in the K-3 classroom or as part of a study group. Here's what's new: · NEW! All information pertaining to a given trait-rubrics, papers, lessons, and book recommendation-appears in one place. · NEW! Primary writing guides have been revised to make assessment easy. · NEW! Advanced writing guides for young writers who are ready are now included. · NEW! Trait-inspired lessons systematically build skills in prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. · NEW! Brand new book recommendations include suggestions for linking reading and writing. · NEW! New lessons specifically designed to make modeling simple and comfortable-even for new teachers. · NEW! Each new sample paper has its own lessons to teach. · NEW! Specific suggestions show how to make workshop and process work in your particular teaching style. · NEW! New and expanded discussion questions and activities at the end of each chapter make this edition ideal for use as a classroom or study group text. · NEW! Keys to Success suggestions embedded within each chapter help teachers make the most of every strategy or lesson.

Creating Writers

Author : James Carter
ISBN : 9780415499026
Genre : Education
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This revised and updated edition offers a fresh, unique approach to teaching creative writing. It contains models of writing from popular children's authors Jaqueline Wilson, Philip Pullman, David Almond and Roger McGough. Photocopiable resources for teachers are included.

Creating Writers In The Primary Classroom

Author : Miles Tandy
ISBN : 9781134054855
Genre : Education
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Teachers in English schools have now had ten years of prescriptive national literacy strategies and it is time for a new approach. This book encourages children from their early years to think of themselves as writers who have something to write and know how to write it. Creating Writers in the Primary Classroom offers an exciting and refreshing approach to teaching writing in the primary school with very practical suggestions to help build a community of writers in your school where everyone writes and loves writing. Building on the research of recent years and with whole-curriculum provision, it shows teachers how to actively engage children in the writing process, excite them about what they can achieve and help all children to think of themselves as writers. The book begins with a clear analysis of what real writers really need and has chapters on working outdoors, using the very best of children’s literature, drama and imaginative play, as well as sounds and images. It also features a chapter on practical, productive planning, including two case studies that show the approaches in use at schools. Creating Writers in the Primary Classroom is packed with practical advice, games and strategies for the classroom based on the authors’ successful experience as teachers and in-service providers. These new approaches will enable teachers to get their children up and moving, experiencing what writers experience, feeling what writers feel and, most important of all, writing how writers write.

Creating Writers Revised And Updated Edition

Author : James Carter
ISBN : 0203867572
Genre : Education
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This unique and comprehensive text offers an original approach to teaching creative writing by exploring ideas, giving advice, and explaining workshop activities and has many contributors from some of today's most popular children's authors including: Jacqueline Wilson, Roger McGough, Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman and David Almond. Creating Writers is a practical writing manual for teachers to use with upper primary and lower secondary level pupils that covers poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

Creating Theory

Author : Jasbir Jain
ISBN : UOM:39015052765982
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Jasbir Jain Is A Former Head Of The Depart-Ment Of English At The University Of Rajasthan, Jaipur.

Creating Postcolonial Literature

Author : C. Davis
ISBN : 9781137328380
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Using case studies, this book explores the publishing of African literature, addressing the construction of literary value, relationships between African writers and British publishers, and importance of the African market. It analyses the historical, political and economic conditions framing the emergence of postcolonial literature.

The Writer S Guide To Creating A Science Fiction Universe

Author : George Ochoa
ISBN : 0898795362
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Introduces the art of science fiction writing, and offers tips and techniques for making science fiction writings realistic

Docbook For Writers

Author : Peter Lavin
ISBN : 9780993892905
Genre : Computers
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This book is an introduction to DocBook aimed at technical writers rather than developers. It explains how to use and install the DocBook schema and transformation files and it identifies the tools required to write, transform and validate DocBook. Instructions are provided for doing this on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Customized transformation style sheets are provided for creating HTML, PDF and EPUB 3 output. Converting DocBook to and from other document formats is also covered, including conversion to Microsoft Word Open XML Document.

The Teacher Writer

Author : Christine M. Dawson
ISBN : 9780807775103
Genre : Education
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The Teacher-Writer shows how teachers can pursue and sustain personally and professionally worthwhile writing practices, even amidst the many demands associated with teaching. It meets teachers wherever they are—as novice teachers just beginning to pursue writing, as teachers emerging from a professional development experience, or as accomplished writers seeking to further their craft. Chapter by chapter, the book provides strategies to help teachers get started on projects, build energy for writing, overcome obstacles of limited time, create support systems using online technologies, and develop coherence across their writing lives. The text includes useful writing group routines, questions for framing collaborative inquiry, methods for adapting writing communities to online settings, and rich examples of conversations and texts shared in actual teacher writing group meetings. Book Features: Focuses on teacher-writers and their actual experiences working together in a writing group, including benefits and challenges. Includes vignettes taken from writing group meetings that demonstrate the variety of ways teachers may participate and engage in writing. Offers practical suggestions for teachers seeking to form writing groups, including plans for online groups. Shares strategies to help teacher-writers expand their concepts of writing to include everything from exploratory texts to professional and academic writing. “An extremely important read for every teacher of writing, this book focuses on the development of ideas and the exploration of language and structure instead of formulaic routines. Here we see how teachers can locate (or reawaken) themselves as writers bringing fresh language, literacy excitement, and expertise into their classrooms.” —Judith A. Langer, distinguished research professor, University at Albany “Readers of Christine Dawson’s new book might be surprised to find themselves in a novelistic world where the literary characters are women who, through talk and writing, act in and on their complex lives. They are teachers, yes, but they are also thoughtful mothers and daughters, wives and friends, and ready companions. This is a newly liberated notion of a writing group—of women who teach—and a practical guide to those readers inspired to start their own group.” —Anne Haas Dyson, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

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