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ERIC Number: ED432769
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 119
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-929895-18-5
Dynamite Writing Ideas: Empowering Students To Become Authors! For 2nd-6th Grade Teachers.
Forney, Melissa
Designed to help teachers empower students to become thinkers, writers, and especially authors, this book helps teachers develop a writer's mindset in grades 2-6 students. It supports and guides teachers from the week before school through the spring Young Author's Conference that recognizes writing achievement. Chapters in the book are: (1) Kids as Authors: What Is Writing, Anyway?; (2) Preparation: Your Classroom; (3) Organization: The Self-Contained Writer's Notebook; (4) On Your Mark: The First Month of School; (5) Get Set: The Next Six Weeks; (6) Go!: The Daily Writing Workshop; (7) The Writing Process: Five Easy Steps; (8) Narrative: Writing Stories; (9) Expository: Writing to Explain; (10) Assessment: Evaluation and Record Keeping; (11) Publishing: Celebrate Writing; and (12) Young Author's Conference: Recognizing Achievement. (RS)
Maupin House Publishing, 32 S.W. 42nd St., P.O. Box 90148, Gainesville, FL 32607-0148 ($14.95); Tel: 800-524-0634 (Toll Free); e-mail:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A