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ERIC Number: EJ787665
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 3
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Motivating Young Writers through Write-Talks: Real Writers, Real Audiences, Real Purposes
Wilson, Amy Alexandra
Reading Teacher, v61 n6 p485-487 Mar 2008
Modeled after the popular teaching technique of book talks, write talks are brief motivational talks designed to engage students in writing. Teachers can invite adults from their communities into their classrooms to give write talks, thereby conveying to students that real people go through different writing processes to write real texts for real audiences.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A