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Author Gallagher, Kelly, 1958-

Title Teaching adolescent writers / [by Kelly Gallagher]
Published Portland, Me : Stenhouse Publishers, 2006


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  808.042 G1626/T  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Running with the literacy stampede -- Overcoming the neglected "R" : establishing a time and a place to write -- Beyond the Grecian urn : the teacher as a writing model -- Elevating student writing : using real-world models -- Beyond fake writing : the power of choice -- The importance of purpose and audience -- Using assessment to drive better student writing : a closing thought
Summary "Describes strategies for teaching writing to adolescents, including teaching the reasons writing is important, meeting student needs in learning writing, modeling good writing by the teacher, using real-world models of writing, giving students choice, writing for authentic, real-world purposes, and assessing student writing"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Middle school)
LC no. 2006023578
ISBN 9781571104229 acidfree paper
1571104224 acid-free paper