Building a Writing Community: A Practical Guide

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Maupin House Publishing, Inc., 1995 - Education - 276 pages
"New and experienced teachers appreciate this easy-to-use yet comprehensive approach to teaching young writers style and genre characteristics, composing skills, conventions, and the writing process itself. The classroom-tested techniques satisfy young writers' need for structure and content while offering them freedom to develop their style, repertoire, and voice. More than 350 classroom-tested models, lessons, procedures and activities, and thirty-seven reproducibles. If you want to create a community of writers who love to write and speak the language of writers, you'll love this book. Bonus! Fold-out ""Skills Development Chart"" helps your school integrate writing process teaching in grades K-6."

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Marcia Sheehan Freeman is an internationally-recognized writing education consultant and author, whose professional books and CraftPlus writing program assist districts across the nation in implementing K-8 writing instruction programs. She is also a writing and science consultant for educational publishers. The Cornell University graduate began her career as a high school science teacher before "moving up" to the elementary classroom.

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