📒Writing Workshop ✍ Linda Lonon Blanton

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

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📝Writing 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.

♠Book Title : Does the Writing Workshop Still Work
✍Author : Dianne Donnelly
♛Publisher : Multilingual Matters
♣Release Date : 2010-05-28
✿Pages : 256
♠ISBN : 1847693962
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Does the Writing Workshop Still Work Book Synopsis : This book explores the effectiveness of the workshop in the Creative Writing classroom, and looks beyond the question of whether or not the workshop works to address the issue of what an altered pedagogical model might look like. In visualising what else is possible in the workshop space, the sixteen chapters collected in ‘Does the Writing Workshop Still Work?’ cover a range of theoretical and pedagogical topics and explore the inner workings and conflicts of the workshop model. The needs of a growing and diverse student population are central to the chapter authors’ consideration of non-normative pedagogies. The book is a must-read for all teachers of Creative Writing, as well as for researchers in Creative Writing Studies.

📒The Reading Writing Workshop ✍ Norma R. Jackson

♠Book Title : The Reading writing Workshop
✍Author : Norma R. Jackson
♛Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
♣Release Date : 1992
✿Pages : 136
♠ISBN : 0590491679
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The 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.

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

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📝Gotham 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.

♠Book Title : The Digital Writing Workshop
✍Author : Troy Hicks
♛Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
♣Release Date : 2009
✿Pages : 166
♠ISBN : 0325026742
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The 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/

📒Directing The Writing Workshop ✍ Jean Wallace Gillet

♠Book Title : Directing the Writing Workshop
✍Author : Jean Wallace Gillet
♛Publisher : Guilford Press
♣Release Date : 2001-08-17
✿Pages : 235
♠ISBN : 1572306564
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Directing 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.

📒Write From The Start ✍ Robin Bright

♠Book Title : Write from the Start
✍Author : Robin Bright
♛Publisher : Portage & Main Press
♣Release Date : 2002-01-01
✿Pages : 131
♠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

♠Book Title : What Student Writing Teaches Us
✍Author : Mark Overmeyer
♛Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
♣Release Date : 2009
✿Pages : 120
♠ISBN : 9781571107138
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝What 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.

📒Writing Workshop ✍ Ralph J. Fletcher

♠Book Title : Writing Workshop
✍Author : Ralph J. Fletcher
♛Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
♣Release Date : 2001
✿Pages : 163
♠ISBN : 0325003629
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Writing 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.

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

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📝Creating 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!