Writing Reminders: Tools, Tips, and Techniques

Writing Reminders: Tools, Tips, and Techniques

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Every reminder is a result of his daily effort to solve the problems he faces in his classroom. And each one shows how it is possible to teach all students, as long as they make a genuine effort, to write clear, cohesive prose.

Look at the table of contents and in thirty seconds get an idea that will help you. Each reminder clearly states a technique in its title and includes: A Rationalea brief explanation of what the reminder means and why it's important; What to Doquestions to ask, activities to try, strategies to use; Classroom Connectionsample assignments and student examples; At a Glancegoals for writing in many genres; Recommended Readingsound investments for continued teaching of good writing.

Writing Reminders directly addresses standards-based instruction, too, providing techniques and assignments to hone students' skills in key areas and prepare them to succeed on important state tests. Built on a foundation of recent research into effective literacy teaching, the book offers a wealth of useful resources and processes that result in greater engagement and higher-level performance without "teaching to the test."

Regardless of the grade, the ability level, or even the subject you teach, you can find no better way to easily and quickly improve your writing instruction than to use Writing Reminders. And pair it with Reading Reminders for a complete reading and writing curriculum with ready-to-use techniques for effective teaching.

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Author Jim Burke
Publisher Heinemann
Publication Date 2003
Edition No
Pages 416
ISBN 0867095210
ISBN13 9780867095210