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9780134446783

Teaching Writing Balancing Process and Product

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    9780134446783

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-04-16
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Balanced writing instruction that focuses on both process and product
Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product offers a comprehensive vision of the strategies that writers use, the writing genres, and the writer’s craft, along with techniques for improving the quality of students’ writing. Authentic classroom artifacts, minilessons, and day-to-day teaching strategies are integrated throughout the text to guide pre-service teachers in their learning and offer applied examples.

The 7th Edition continues to thoroughly examine genres and instructional procedures with a strong focus on scaffolding instruction to ensure success for all students, including English learners and struggling writers. Comprehensive coverage of both process and product—along with valuable insights on differentiation, technology, assessment, writing to demonstrate learning, and the six traits of writing—offers pre-service teachers the best possible preparation for teaching writing in K–8 classrooms.

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Author Biography

Gail E. Tompkins earned her master’s degree and then her doctorate in Reading/Language Arts from Virginia Tech. She began her teaching career at Miami University in Ohio, then transferred to the University of Oklahoma and finally taught at California State University in Fresno. Because of her work with preservice and practicing teachers she received numerous awards for her teaching including the Provost’s Award of Excellence in Teaching at Cal State, Fresno and was inducted into the California Reading Association’s Reading Hall of Fame. She has been writing college textbooks for over 30 years–all focused on anticipating the questions teachers might ask and providing information to make her text users the most effective teachers. Other titles she has written include Language Arts: Patterns of Practice, 9e; Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach, 6e; Literacy for the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers, 3e; Literacy in the Middle Grades, 2e; and, 50 Literacy Strategies, 4e.

Pat Daniel-Jones earned her Ph.D. in Language Arts Education in 1991. Pat taught fifth through eighth graders for 12 years while she lived in Oklahoma. Since earning her Ph.D., Pat has taught at the university level at the University of Houston-Victoria, Western Kentucky University, and over 20 years at the University of South Florida where she serves as the Founding Director of the Tampa Bay Area Writing Project (TBAWP). However, she spends many hours on school campuses working with teachers and their students. Pat has been awarded numerous teaching awards including Teacher of the Year at Bethel, OK Schools and Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award at the University of South Florida three times. Dr. Daniel-Jones has written numerous articles for the English Journal, Language Arts, The ALAN Review, Equity and Excellence in Education, Teaching and Change, Teacher Education and Special Education, and The Qualitative Report.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Learning the Process
1. Teaching Writing Today                                  
2. Writing Workshop
3. Developing Strategic Writers
4. The Writer’s Craft
5. Assessing Writing
6. Writing to Learn
 
Part 2: Creating the Product Through Genres
7. Writing Poetry
8. Narrative Writing
9. Biographical Writing
10. Nonfiction Writing
11. Writing Arguments

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