Writing Behind Every Door

Writing Behind Every Door

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For students to become college-ready writers, they must be exposed to writing throughout the school day, not just in English class. This practical book shows teachers in all subject areas how to meet the Common Core State Standards and make writing come alive in the classroom. Award-winning educator Heather Wolpert-Gawron provides effective and exciting ideas for teaching argument writing, informational writing, project-based writing, and writing with technology. Each chapter is filled with strategies, prompts, and rubrics you can use immediately. Special Features: A variety of writing strategies that work in any subject area Tips for developing meaningful prompts Diagrams and templates that you can use with your students Rubrics for assessing writing, as well as ideas for having students create their own rubrics Samples of student work in different formats Ideas for teaching students to break the Google homepage habit and conduct effective research Cross-curricular writing assignments for science, history, ELA, electives, and PE Suggestions for teaching summary writing, an essential academic skill Ideas for staff professional development on Common Core writingThere is not a hard-andfast rule that says, a€œThis is the absolute only way you can write argument.a€ We explore ... Essays. The structure of an argument essay is important because the reader cana#39;t be persuaded if he or she is struggling to follow the logic or sequence of what is being argued. ... Figure 2.4 is a student sample of a thesis statement, written on a science-related topic, that follows this format. 2.

Title:Writing Behind Every Door
Author:Heather Wolpert-Gawron
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-04-24


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