â™ Book Title : The Digital Writing Workshop
✍Author : Troy Hicks
â™›Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
♣Release Date : 2009
âśżPages : 166
â™ ISBN : 0325026742
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťThe Digital Writing Workshop Book Synopsis : "We believe new technologies can advance both the teaching and learning of writing." -The National Commission on Writing in American Schools and Colleges, The Neglected 'R': The Need for a Writing Revolution, 2003. Years later and we're still waiting to see how it can really be done. The wait is over. "In clean, clear prose that unravels the labyrinth of new terms and applications, Troy guides us towards a writing workshop for this age. His steady, smart advice eases the transition between the elements of writing workshop we know matter to the tools that can take each to a new place, one comfortably familiar, but with a decidedly updated feel. And this man has his priorities straight. He focuses first on the writer, then on the writing, and lastly on the technology." -Penny Kittle Author of Write Beside Them Troy Hicks holds sight on good writing workshop instruction. Where others have talked about new technologies and how they change writing, Hicks shows you how to use new technologies to enhance the teaching of writing you already do. Chapters are organized around the familiar principles of the writing workshop: student choice, active revision, studying author's craft, publication beyond the classroom, and assessment of both product and process. In each chapter you'll learn how to expand and improve your teaching by smartly incorporating new technologies like wikis, blogs, and other forms of multimedia. Throughout, you'll find reference to resources readily available to you and your class online. He also includes a practical set of lessons for how to use wikis to explore a key concept in digital writing: copyright. New literacies are developing around us at what sometimes seems like the speed of light. It's hard to keep it all in focus. Let Troy Hicks guide you through the complexities of what it all means for your classroom so your students' writing can grow right in step with our changing times and technologies. Troy Hicks hosts a companion website where teachers are connecting, sharing ideas, and learning more about teaching digital writing in K-12 classrooms. Join the discussion at http://digitalwritingworkshop.wikispaces.com/

â™ Book Title : Gotham Writers Workshop Writing Fiction
✍Author : Bloomsbury Publishing
â™›Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
♣Release Date : 2010-08-10
âśżPages : 304
â™ ISBN : 1596917911
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťGotham Writers Workshop Writing Fiction Book Synopsis : Gotham Writers' Workshop has mastered the art of teaching the craft of writing in a way that is practical, accessible, and entertaining. Now the techniques of this renowned school are available in this book. Here you'll find: - The fundamental elements of fiction craft-character, plot, point of view, etc.-explained clearly and completely - Key concepts illustrated with passages from great works of fiction - The complete text of "Cathedral" by Raymond Carver-a masterpiece of contemporary short fiction that is analyzed throughout the book - Exercises that let you immediately apply what you learn to your own writing Written by Gotham Writers' Workshop expert instructors and edited by Dean of Faculty Alexander Steele, Writing Fiction offers the same methods and exercises that have earned the school international acclaim. Once you've read-and written-your way through this book, you'll have a command of craft that will enable you to turn your ideas into effective short stories and novels. You will be a writer.

📒Writing Workshop ✍ Ralph J. Fletcher

â™ Book Title : Writing Workshop
✍Author : Ralph J. Fletcher
â™›Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
♣Release Date : 2001
âśżPages : 163
â™ ISBN : 0325003629
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťWriting Workshop Book Synopsis : Writing Workshop is a practical book, providing everything a teacher needs to get the writing workshop up and running. In clear language, Fletcher and Portalupi explain the simple principles that underlie the writing workshop and explore the major components that make it work. Each chapter addresses an essential element, then suggests five or six specific things a teacher can do to implement the idea under discussion.

📒Writing Workshop ✍ Linda Lonon Blanton

â™ Book Title : Writing Workshop
✍Author : Linda Lonon Blanton
â™›Publisher : Heinle & Heinle Pub
♣Release Date : 1997-12-01
âśżPages : 161
â™ ISBN : 0838479731
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťWriting Workshop Book Synopsis : Writing Workshop: Promoting College Success is a fully integrated reading and writing program that reviews and consolidates the critical literacy skills that ESL and developmental learners will need as they transition to mainstream academic classes. By providing students with real texts, real assignments, and samples of real student responses to assignments from real teachers, Writing Workshop helps students write, read, and discuss their way to college success.

📒Directing The Writing Workshop ✍ Jean Wallace Gillet

â™ Book Title : Directing the Writing Workshop
✍Author : Jean Wallace Gillet
â™›Publisher : Guilford Press
♣Release Date : 2001
âśżPages : 235
â™ ISBN : 1572306564
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťDirecting the Writing Workshop Book Synopsis : This book is a practical, highly readable guide to teaching writing across a broad range of ages and grade levels (K-8). Each stage of the writing process is covered in detail, from setting a purpose for writing to drafting, revising, editing, and producing a "finished" product. The goal is to provide a comprehensive overview of writing development and best practices in teaching, richly illustrated with examples of student work. Teachers learn strategies and techniques to help students work independently and in groups to develop meaningful projects; master needed skills through engaging mini-lessons; produce various forms of fiction and nonfiction writing; and use literature as a source of inspiration and modeling. Special features include "Teacher's Tips" and quick-reference lists that reinforce key points and aid in instructional planning. An invaluable Appendix provides booklists for mini-lessons on a variety of thematic, stylistic, and grammatical topics.

📒The Reading Writing Workshop ✍ Norma R. Jackson

â™ Book Title : The Reading writing Workshop
✍Author : Norma R. Jackson
â™›Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
♣Release Date : 1992
âśżPages : 136
â™ ISBN : 0590491679
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťThe Reading writing Workshop Book Synopsis : Integrate reading and writing-and get students excited about learning-by starting a reading-writing workshop in your classroom. This easy-to-read guide walks you through every step in the process: from setting up the classroom and tailoring the workshop schedule to meet your needs, to effectively assessing students' reading comprehension and writing skills. The Reading-Writing Workshop is chock-full of flow charts, reproducible record keepers, contracts, checklists, and classroom-tested lessons on summarizing books, story mapping, keeping journals, and much more. Add this unique resource to your professional bookshelf and give your students a powerful tool: literacy.

â™ Book Title : Does the Writing Workshop Still Work
✍Author : Dianne Donnelly
â™›Publisher : Multilingual Matters
♣Release Date : 2010
âśżPages : 256
â™ ISBN : 9781847693969
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťDoes the Writing Workshop Still Work Book Synopsis : This book explores the effectiveness of the writing workshop in the Creative Writing classroom, going beyond the question of whether or not the workshop works to consider alternative pedagogical models. The needs of a growing and diverse student population are central to the contributors' consideration of non-normative pedagogies

â™ Book Title : Writing Workshop in Middle School
✍Author : Marilyn Pryle
â™›Publisher : Scholastic Teaching Resources
♣Release Date : 2013-01-01
âśżPages : 160
â™ ISBN : 0545280702
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťWriting Workshop in Middle School Book Synopsis : Offers information on teaching writing workshops to middle school students, including planning assignments that balance structure and choice, designing grading rubrics, and encouraging revision.

â™ Book Title : When Writing Workshop Isn t Working
✍Author : Mark Overmeyer
â™›Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
♣Release Date : 2005-01-01
âśżPages : 152
â™ ISBN : 9781571104045
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťWhen Writing Workshop Isn t Working Book Synopsis : Provides practical advice for overcoming common problems associated with teaching writing to students, and offers help in developing vocabulary skills, preparing students for standardized tests, and much more.

â™ Book Title : Writers Workshop in a book
✍Author : Alan Cheuse
â™›Publisher : Chronicle Books Llc
♣Release Date : 2007-06-07
âśżPages : 219
â™ ISBN : 0811858219
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťWriters Workshop in a book Book Synopsis : An anthology of essays and tutorials brings together the wisdom, insights, advice, and inspiration from the Squaw Valley Community of Writers workshops, seminars, and lectures, featuring contributions by Mark Childress, Diane Johnson, Anne Lamott, Michael Chabon, Robert Stone, Amy Tan, and other notable authors. Original.

📒The Legal Writing Workshop ✍ Katie Rose Guest Pryal Ph D

â™ Book Title : The Legal Writing Workshop
✍Author : Katie Rose Guest Pryal Ph D
â™›Publisher : Pryal and Jack
♣Release Date : 2010-01-04
âśżPages : 156
â™ ISBN : 9781450511438
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťThe Legal Writing Workshop Book Synopsis : Better writing, one case at a time. Professors of legal writing, rhetoric, and technical writing, Katie Guest Pryal and Jordynn Jack have created a manual for improving all stages of the legal writing process, from the invention of strong legal arguments to the crafting of eloquence and style.

📒The Writing Workshop ✍ Alan Ziegler

â™ Book Title : The writing workshop
✍Author : Alan Ziegler
â™›Publisher : Teachers & Writers
♣Release Date : 1984-06-01
âśżPages : 268
â™ ISBN : STANFORD:36105032847928
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťThe writing workshop Book Synopsis : Have you ever wondered where your teachers or classmates came to learn such notions as "form and content" or "the writing process?" Zeigler demystifies writing pedagogy with this clear account of his teaching experiences. He shares the exercises he has used in the classroom (at times, as step-by step lesson plans), the affects they had on his students, and samples of his students' poetry. His last chapter, "Workshop Projects" focuses on ideas for classroom projects, which culminate in performances or the publishing of student work. At the end is an appendix with advice on how to engage eager and troubled students, alike, and how to prepare them when a visiting writer is part of the weekly curriculum.

â™ Book Title : What Student Writing Teaches Us
✍Author : Mark Overmeyer
â™›Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
♣Release Date : 2009
âśżPages : 120
â™ ISBN : 9781571107138
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťWhat Student Writing Teaches Us Book Synopsis : The earlier that teachers think about instruction, and the sooner that students self-assess their progress, the better the final writing product will be. What Student Writing Teaches Us: Formative Assessment in the Writing Workshop provides practical suggestions for teachers of writing. This book offers no "easy" solutions, because assessing writing is not an easy endeavor. Framed within the context of writing workshop, the book examines the reasons for reading student work and provides various methods for helping students improve as writers. Formative assessment presents teachers with multiple opportunities to read student work, with a clear focus, thereby supporting students in all stages of the writing process. Chapter topics range from rubrics to grades, from self-assessment to paper load. Student work samples from all stages of the writing process emphasize the importance of considering each piece of writing a student creates, no matter how brief, as an opportunity to learn. Individual, small-group, and large-group discussions illuminate the need for feedback within writing workshop. Every suggestion in the book has been classroom tested with the help of "experts"--students ages five to fourteen--who are quoted throughout the book.

â™ Book Title : Creating Managing a Writing Workshop
✍Author : Mary F. Burke
â™›Publisher : Lorenz Educational Press
♣Release Date : 2005-03-01
âśżPages : 128
â™ ISBN : 9781573104821
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťCreating Managing a Writing Workshop Book Synopsis : This how-to manual is a sure fire way to establish a successful writing workshop in any classroom. Tips and strategies offer a practical application of a variety of formats that can be incorporated, such as mini-lessons, differentiated practice, and planning and assessment features. With guided steps and supports, your classroom is sure to be filled with successful writers in no time at all!

â™ Book Title : The Complete K 5 Writing Workshop
✍Author : Susan Koehler
â™›Publisher : Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
♣Release Date : 2011
âśżPages : 132
â™ ISBN : 9781936700431
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The Complete K 5 Writing Workshop Book Synopsis : "Take charge of your writing curriculum with The Complete K-5 Writing Workshop, and create a rich, balanced learning environment that simultaneously supports standards while focusing on what is meaningful and effective for students. With this comprehensive and well-organized resource, author and veteran educator Susan Koehler starts with the history of writing instruction, leading K-5 teachers through the writing process and assessment. You'll learn what to do with detailed information on creating a successful writing workshop—including writer's and teacher's notebooks, management tips, and publishing projects—and what to teach with a list of writing-craft skills and genre instruction guidelines that form the content of writing instruction. An extensive appendix provides rubrics, checklists, planners, graphic organizers, practice sheets, activities, and more to use in your classrooms today. By uniting process and skills, we can maintain a systematic approach to instruction while reviving learner engagement and rediscovering the joy of teaching writing."

📒Report Writing Workshop ✍ United States Civil Service Commission. Bureau of Training

â™ Book Title : Report writing workshop
✍Author : United States Civil Service Commission. Bureau of Training
â™›Publisher :
♣Release Date : 1975
âśżPages : 143
â™ ISBN : UOM:39015030868288
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťReport writing workshop Book Synopsis :

â™ Book Title : The Writing Workshop Note Book
✍Author : Alan Ziegler
â™›Publisher : Soft Skull Press
♣Release Date : 2007-11-20
âśżPages : 176
â™ ISBN : 9781593763398
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The Writing Workshop Note Book Book Synopsis : The Writing Workshop Notebook is devoted to making, remaking, and remarking on writing. Ziegler's text is animated by a concern about how we relate to our own and others’ writing and by a desire to have a suitable effect on the reader’s experience with writing and critiquing. The book is supported by the author's experience from decades of leading writing workshops.

â™ Book Title : Choice and Agency in the Writing Workshop
✍Author : Fred Hamel
â™›Publisher : Teachers College Press
♣Release Date : 2017
âśżPages :
â™ ISBN : 9780807775868
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Choice and Agency in the Writing Workshop Book Synopsis : Step into a classroom and “listen in” on the writing initiatives and motivations of students who are given significant choice and agency in the development of their writing. Discover why upper elementary children need ways to become literate as kids, not merely as prototypes of adults or teenagers. Filled with rich portraits of in-class writing interactions and challenges, this book highlights various themes that help teachers become better observers and more responsive to the complexity of writing in children’s lives. Key themes include drawing and popular media in children’s learning, the challenges of listening to students during conferences, the intersections of writing and relationships, the roles of sharing and publishing writing, and the importance of shaping a writing curriculum through dialogue. “Fred Hamel not only offers us readers insight into the text-mediated dramas of children’s lives, he allows us into the sort of pedagogical reflections that keep us all in the flow of becoming.” —From the Foreword by Anne Haas Dyson, University of Illinois “This timely book is about the experimentation, flexibility, vulnerabilities, and risks of educators when they don’t assume to always know what is best for writers. Through classroom examples, Hamel helps us to see the complex and entangled identities of teachers and students. This book asks us all to consider putting less emphasis on expected writing endpoints and think more about the social processes and relationships of literacies coming to be.” —Candace R. Kuby, University of Missouri and author of Go Be a Writer! Expanding the Curricular Boundaries of Literacy Learning with Children

â™ Book Title : August Writing Workshop
✍Author :
â™›Publisher :
♣Release Date : 1975
âśżPages : 83
â™ ISBN : IND:30000036511388
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťAugust Writing Workshop Book Synopsis :

â™ Book Title : Launch a Primary Writing Workshop
✍Author : Lucy Calkins
â™›Publisher : Firsthand
♣Release Date : 2010-10-08
âśżPages : 252
â™ ISBN : 0325037426
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťLaunch a Primary Writing Workshop Book Synopsis : "If the writing workshop is always changing, always haphazard, children remain pawns waiting for their teacher's agenda. For this reason and others, I think it is so important for each day's workshop to have a clear, simple structure. Children should know what to expect. This allows them to carry on; it frees the teacher from choreographing activities and allows time for listening. How we structure the workshop is less important than that we structure it." -Lucy Calkins Learn how to take your students from pictorial story telling into fluent writing and how Lucy Calkins and her colleagues launch a rigorous and responsive primary writing workshop. Through 2 foundational books-The Nuts and Bolts of Teaching Writing and Launching the Writing Workshop-and eight online video clips, Lucy and her colleagues provide the strategies, lesson plans, and tools you'll need to jump in and teach writing to your students in powerful, lasting ways. The Nuts and Bolts of Teaching Writing equips you to teach a productive, well-managed writing workshop, introduces you to the methods that underlie all writing instruction, and helps you plan a yearlong curriculum in the teaching of writing. In addition to guiding you through the classroom systems and teaching structures that are the foundation of a primary writing workshop, this comprehensive overview also includes chapters about working within developmental stages of writing, supporting English language learners, and assessing writers. Whether you have taught in a writing workshop for years or are just learning the term, Launching the Writing Workshop will offer you a comprehensive plan for the first four weeks of a primary writing workshop. Lucy and Leah Mermelstein present both the precise language and pacing of their teaching and the reasoning behind it, so that you can create the same powerful experiences with your own children. Whether writers write just a few labels on items in their pictures or write paragraphs, by the end of this unit all children know that in order to write, a writer fills him or herself with an idea, plans how the text will go, and then draws and writes as best he and she can, working to make the page match the writer's vision. The eight accompanying video clips convey the inner workings of writing workshops in a variety of primary classrooms. These live-from-the-classroom video clips are supported and enhanced by an optional voice-over coaching commentary from Lucy that explains the teaching moves and strategies. (Video clips are free for 6 months upon registration. You must register within 6 months of purchase.) Learn more about these resources and the series at www.unitsofstudy.com. This pack is part of firsthand's Getting Started series. Bridging the gap between educational theory and practice, firsthand classroom materials model the carefully crafted techniques and language of master teachers in ways that help teachers refine their practice and reinvent their own teaching. The most comprehensive of these resources span more than a year of instruction. Firsthand's Getting Started Packs were created for teachers in training and professional book study groups who want a compact, affordable way to study and tryout these transformative classroom materials. Each Getting Started Pack includes an overview book, a complete unit of study, online video clips provided free of charge for 6 months, and an accompanying study guide. Getting Started packs include: Launch a Primary Writing Workshop, Grades K-2; Launch an Intermediate Writing Workshop, Grades 3-5; Launch an Intermediate Reading Workshop, Grades 3-5; Introduce the Qualities of Writing, Grades 3-6; Monitor Comprehension with Primary Students, Grades K-2; Monitor Comprehension with Intermediate Students, Grades 3-6; Investigate the Number System, Grades K-3; Investigate Multiplication, Grades 3-5; Investigate Fractions, Grades 4-6.

📒Write From The Start ✍ Robin Bright

â™ Book Title : Write from the Start
✍Author : Robin Bright
â™›Publisher : Portage & Main Press
♣Release Date : 2002-01-01
âśżPages : 131
â™ ISBN : 1895411963
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Write from the Start Book Synopsis : From the award-winning author of From Your Child’s Teacher, comes this excellent teacher’s resource for helping primary students begin to write their stories. This resource includes: strategies for organizing and developing writers workshop samples that illustrate various levels of writing strategies for conferencing with young students information on the role of editing assessment ideas many practical reproducibles detailed writing-activity lessons