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Launch an Intermediate Writing Workshop

Lucy Calkins

Pub Date: 10/12/2010
Product Type: PREPACK
Grade: 3rd - 5th

“If the writing workshop is always changing, always haphazard, children remain pawns waiting for their teacher’s agenda. For this reason and others, I think it is so important for each day’s workshop to have a clear, simple structure. Children should know what to expect. This allows them to carry on; it frees the teacher from choreographing... more

Small-Group Writing Conferences, K-5

Holly Slaughter

Pub Date: 1/29/2009
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 5th

  How can you work with twice as many students each day? And give struggling writers more attention? All without diminishing the quality of your teaching? By making the most of conferring with Small-Group Writing Conferences.   Small-Group Writing Conferences shows why small groups work. And how they can boost your instructional... more

Whole-Class Teaching

Janet Angelillo

Pub Date: 1/29/2008
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 3rd - 8th

  No matter your style of teaching, at critical moments throughout the school day it’s most effective to teach everyone at once. Whole-Class Teaching offers learning-centered ways to maximize entire-class instruction by creating energizing, engaging teaching that everyone will find useful.   Whether you’re... more

Spelling Strategies and Patterns

Sandra Wilde

Pub Date: 11/9/2007
Product Type: Spiral Bound + CD-ROM
Grade: 2nd - 6th

Research shows that for long-term retention and real-world application spelling instruction needs to be more than the memorization of word lists. Offering an alternative to the traditional word-list approach, Sandra Wilde’s Spelling Strategies and Patterns brings joy and teaching to spelling instruction. Sandra’s inquiry-based approach... more

Writer to Writer

Mary Lee Prescott Griffin

Pub Date: 8/7/2007 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 6th

  Helping young writers improve means providing just-right assistance to a whole class of students, each at their own level. Add English learners to the traditional mix, and teachers need new, flexible ideas for meeting a larger and more diverse set of needs. In Writer to Writer you’ll find a way to combine children’s... more

Don't Forget to Share

Leah Mermelstein

Pub Date: 2/7/2007 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 5th

I’m certain that you’ll feel excited to try out the different kinds of share sessions that Leah discusses…and that she will give you the know-how and confidence you’ll need to be successful. —Carl Anderson Author of Assessing Writers     Traditionally, the writing workshop is a three-part... more

50 Essential Lessons

Jim Burke

Pub Date: 11/20/2006
Product Type: PREPACK
Grade: 9th - 12th

50 Essential Lessons is the result of the lessons Jim Burke learned while asking himself how to teach his students the skills they needed to succeed in school and in the larger world. Anchored in standards shared by a range of national literacy documents, these lessons focus on the core cognitive and personal skills—reading,... more