Empowering Students to Write and Re-Write | 1st Edition
Standards-Based Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers
AUTHOR: Combs, Warren E.
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Give your students the confidence to continuously improve their writing. In Empowering Students to Write and Re-write: Standards-Based Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers,author and educator Warren Combs provides teachers with detailed strategies and lesson plans, along with real student writing samples.
Review true-to-life scripts for conversations between teachers and students, and use or create student-friendly response and final evaluation forms. Also, learn a simple system for setting student expectations to help them reach curriculum standards.
Combs describes effective routines of formative self-assessment, and shows teachers how to form a professional learning team with their colleagues using the 6-session professional learning guide.
Teachers will help their students:
- Self-assess their progress with accuracy
- Revise partial and whole drafts
- Kindle their innate writing abilities
- Cultivate a mindset for revision
"This book is written in a teacher-friendly mannger and has practical strategies for the teaching of revision." --Cindi Rigsbee NC Teacher of the Year
PUBLICATION DATE: 7/15/2009
CATEGORY: Language Arts & Disciplines