ERIC Number: ED510183
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul-14
Reference Count: 0
Empowering Students to Write and Re-Write: Standards-Based Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers
Combs, Warren E.
Eye on Education
In this book, the author provides teachers with detailed strategies and lesson plans, along with real student writing samples. He describes effective routines of formative self-assessment, and shows teachers how to form a professional learning team with their colleagues using the 6-session professional learning guide. Contents include: (1) Revision Is Picturing Again--Voice, Pictures and Flow; (2) Identifying the Voice, Pictures, and Flow in Writing; (3) Crafting the Pictures and Voice in Writing that Fit Your Mind; (4) What Revision is Not; (5) Kindling Innate Writing Abilities; (6) Prewrite with Me; (7) Revise Words and Phrases with Me: An Introduction to Revising First Drafts; (8) Revise Body Paragraphs with Me; (9) Revise Whole Drafts with Me; (10) Work on Style of Writing with Me; (11) Nail Down Effective Word Choice with Me; (12) Fine-Tune Beginnings and Endings with Me; (13) Call on Your Audience with Me; (14) Talk About Writing with Me; and (15) Talk About Writing with Me.
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Writing Instruction, Educational Strategies, Lesson Plans, Formative Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Revision (Written Composition), Writing Ability
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
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