Best Practices for Teaching Writing
What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do
- Randi Stone - Educational Consultant, Keene, NH
Literacy, K-12 | Teaching Methods & Learning Styles
Add these innovative and proven strategies to your instructional toolbox!
Join Randi Stone as she visits the classrooms of award-winning teachers to observe their tried-and-tested best practices for teaching writing to diverse elementary, middle, and high school learners.
Linked to companion volumes for teaching mathematics and science, and presenting insightful methods for building student comprehension and confidence, this book:
- Models techniques for improving achievement in literacy, vocabulary, student writing, and language arts
- Demonstrates turning a classroom into a reading and writing oasis, teaching students to blend descriptive and narrative writing, and helping learners create persuasive cover letters
- Illustrates techniques that utilize annotated bibliographies, "Punny Valentines," "Five Circles/Five Paragraphs," and much more
Packed with creative ideas and lessons that produce results, this resource will be used again and again by new and veteran teachers to expand their instructional repertoires and enrich students' writing experiences.
"Ideas and lesson plans that produce clear results make for an excellent teachers' handbook and education library reference."
Accurate and research-based information on educational best practices. It provides real-life scenarios in which these practices must be implemented. Great resource!