Learning to write with purpose : effective instruction in grades 4-8 / Karen Kuelthau Allan ... [et al.].
Contributor(s): Allan, Karen Kuelthau.Material type: TextSeries: Solving problems in the teaching of literacy: Publisher: New York ; London : Guilford Press, c2009Description: xiii, 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781606231258 (pbk.); 1606231251 (pbk.); 9781606231265 (hbk.); 160623126X (hbk.).Subject(s): English rhetoric -- English rhetoric - secondary education -- English composition - study & teachingDDC classification: 808.0420712 Online resources: Table of contents only
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-265) and index.
Communicating ideas : writers to readers -- A writer's cognitive processes -- Creating a community of writers -- The writers in our classroom : recognizing student diversity -- Writing to explore -- Writing to entertain -- Writing to inform -- Reading to evaluate writing -- Knowing how to revise and edit -- Preparing students for high-stakes writing -- Teachers as writers.
Teachers learn ways to promote the skills and strategies needed to write and revise effectively in a range of genres: personal narratives, fiction, and poetry; persuasive, explanatory, and "how-to" writing; and writing for high-stakes tests. --from publisher description