Developing Strategic Writers through Genre Instruction

Developing Strategic Writers through Genre Instruction

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The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) identify three essential writing genres narrative, persuasive, and informative. This highly practical guide offers a systematic approach to instruction in each genre, including ready-to-use lesson plans for grades 3-5. Grounded in research on strategy instruction and self-regulated learning, the book shows how to teach students explicit strategies for planning, drafting, evaluating, revising, editing, and publishing their writing. Sixty-four reproducible planning forms and student handouts are provided in a convenient large-size format; purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. The Appendix contains a Study Guide to support professional learning.In our professional development work, we have witnessed an additional challenge that teachers face: collaboration with colleagues. Finding time to meet during the week to plan for writing instruction is challenging for teachers. In theiranbsp;...

Title:Developing Strategic Writers through Genre Instruction
Author:Zoi A. Philippakos, Charles A. MacArthur
Publisher:Guilford Publications - 2015-05-07


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