📒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 : 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 : 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/

♠Book Title : Choice and Agency in the Writing Workshop
✍Author : Fred Hamel
♛Publisher : Teachers College Press
♣Release Date : 2017
✿Pages :
♠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

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

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📝When 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.

📒I Should Be Writing ✍ Mur Lafferty

♠Book Title : I Should Be Writing
✍Author : Mur Lafferty
♛Publisher : Rock Point Gift & Stationery
♣Release Date : 2017-08-22
✿Pages : 160
♠ISBN : 9781631063657
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝I Should Be Writing Book Synopsis : Don't just dream it, write it! I Should Be Writing is a writing workshop in a journal, full of helpful advice and encouragement for the person who wants to finally write the story they've always dreamed of creating. Let award-winning podcaster Mur Lafferty, who in the past has interviewed authors including John Scalzi, Neil Gaiman, Gail Carriger, Adam Christopher, and Kameron Hurley, guide you through the nuts-and-bolts process of honing your craft, including which writing myths to ignore, how to refine your creative process, listening to your inner muse while ignoring your inner bully, and more. This book also contains writing exercises that will help the blossoming writer strengthen the writer’s muscle of writing every day. These include everything from situational writer's prompts to lists of ideas writers should try to jot down between writing sessions. With this helpful guide, you can make the phrase, "I've always wanted to write a story..." a thing of the past. Because you should be writing!

♠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 ✍ Sarah Kartchner Clark

♠Book Title : Writing Workshop
✍Author : Sarah Kartchner Clark
♛Publisher : Teacher Created Resources
♣Release Date : 2004-06-28
✿Pages : 256
♠ISBN : 9780743930079
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Writing Workshop Book Synopsis :

♠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.