What Really Matters in Writing Research-Based Practices Across the Curriculum

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-23
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Written by the authors you know and trust, each of the books in theWhat Really Mattersseries offers a succinct presentation ofwhat matters mostwhen teaching different aspects of the reading process. With a thought-provoking, rich presentation, Pat Cunningham and Dick Allington explore complex issues teachers of reading face in todayrs"s classrooms and bring each of the topics to life. These brief and inexpensive books are written in a lively narrative with clear organization, exceptional pedagogy, and special features. Their friendly design and compact size make the books accessible, convenient, and easy-to read.

Author Biography

Patricia M. Cunningham is the author of Beyond Retelling, Classrooms That Work, Schools That Work, Phonics They Use, and the Making Words series. She is a professor of education at Wake Forest University with more than 30 years of experience in various elementary grades and in remedial reading. Pat promotes literacy for all children through her Four Blocks workshops and staff development sessions with educators. James W. Cunningham has more than 100 professional publications in reading and writing education, such as college textbooks, book chapters including major research reviews, and original research published in major research journals. He has been a professor of education at UNC-Chapel Hill and an elementary classroom teacher.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
The What Really Matters Seriesp. ix
Getting Writing Off to a Good Startp. 1
What Do I Do Once I Have Them Writing?p. 17
Spelling Matters!p. 33
Think-Writes: Writing to Learn across the Curriculump. 51
Editing Matters!p. 67
Writing and Editing across the Curriculump. 87
Revision Matters!p. 111
Revising across the Curriculump. 135
Sharing and Publishingp. 155
Writing Interventionsp. 171
Research on Teaching Writingp. 189
Book Study Guide for What Really Matters in Writingp. 207
Referencesp. 219
Indexp. 223
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