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Author Babbage, Keen J.

Title Extreme writing : discovering the writer in every student / Keen J. Babbage
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 187 pages)
Contents The idea of writing -- Students love to write; students hate to write -- Real writing -- Academically valid school writing that fascinates students -- Writing across the curriculum; writing within the curriculum -- What can go wrong and what to do about that -- It is not the best writing until it has been revised -- Writing as liberation
Summary In recent years, educators have become increasingly concerned about the writing skills of students in elementary, middle, and high school. They wonder what can be done to build proper writing skills, particularly in a generation of students who may consider text messaging to be the only writing a person needs to do. Extreme Writing describes how teachers can build upon the eagerness and skills that students apply recreational, social, and friendly writing, bringing enjoyment back into writing for students. The Extreme Writing approach is not a precise formula for student achievement; rather, i
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Subject English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1282523023
1607094487 (electronic bk.)
9781607094487 (electronic bk.)