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The Art of Teaching Writing,9780435088095

The Art of Teaching Writing

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780435088095

ISBN10:
0435088092
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/7/1994
Publisher(s):
Greenwood-Heinemann Publishing
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Summary

Paper Edition. The Art of Teaching Writing, New Edition, has major new chapters on assessment, thematic studies, writing throughout the day, reading/writing relationships, publication, curriculum development, nonfiction writing and home/school connections.

Author Biography

LUCY CALKINS is founding director of the Teachers College Writing Project, a coalition of teachers, teacher-administrators, professors and writers, which provides professional sustenance and hope--roots and wings--to literacy educators across the country. Her celebrated Heinemann publications include: Lessons From a Child (1983),Living Between the Lines (with Shelley Harwayne, 1990), and The Art of Teaching Writing (1986,1994). Ms. Calkins has also developed The Writing Workshop videotape (produced by Shelley Harwayne and Alex Mitchell) and has written The Writing Workshop (with Shelley Harwayne, 1987) to accompany the videotape. Lucy Calkins is an active participant in Heinemann's Professional Development Services through Heinemann Workshops.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
SECTION I THE ESSENTIALS OF WRITING
Making Meaning on the Page and in Our Lives
3(8)
Tap the Energy for Writing
11(10)
Rehearsal: Living the Writerly Life
21(18)
Drafting and Revision: Letting Our Words Instruct and Surprise Us
39(14)
SECTION II LET CHILDREN SHOW US HOW TO TEACH
Lessons from Children
53(6)
The Foundations of Literacy: Writing in the Home, the Nursery School, and the Kindergarten
59(24)
Growing Up Writing: Grades K, 1, and 2
83(26)
In Between: Grades 2 and 3
109(30)
Developing Learning Communities in the Upper Elementary Grades
139(18)
Teaching Adolescents: Improvisation and Commitment
157(26)
SECTION III ONGOING STRUCTURES IN THE WRITING WORKSHOP
Establish a Predictable Workshop Environment
183(10)
Don't & Afraid to Teach: Tools to Help Us Create Mini-Lessons
193(28)
Conferring: Writing &comes a Tool for Thought
221(10)
Learning to Confer
231(18)
Writing Literature Under the Influence of Literature
249(12)
Publication: The &ginning of the Writerly Life
261(12)
Apprenticeships in the Writing Workshop: Learning from Authors
273(14)
Editing: Learning the Conventions of Written Language
287(24)
Assessment: A Minds-On Approach to Teaching
311(26)
Workshop Teaching Throughout the Day
337(12)
SECTION IV THE CHANGING CURRICULUM IN THE WRITING WORKSHOP
Developing a Curriculum for the Writing Workshop
349(8)
Genre Studies
357(12)
Poetry: It Begins in Delight and Ends in Wisdom
369(30)
Making Memoir Out of the Pieces of Our Lives
399(32)
Literary Nonfiction
431(22)
Theme Studies: Reading the World, Reading the Word
453(30)
SECTION V WRITING WORKSHOP TEACHING IN A LARGER CONTEXT
Writing to Learn Throughout the Day
483(18)
The Home-School Connection: Composing Literate Lives in Homes and Neighborhoods
501(12)
Do I Dare to Care So Much?
513(6)
Reader's Guide 519(4)
Annotated Bibliography 523(18)
Works Cited 541(8)
Credits 549


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