Writing to Learn

Writing to Learn

Writing to Learn

This is an essential book for everyone who wants to write clearly about any subject and use writing as a means of learning.

Essaying the Past

Essaying the Past

Essaying the Past

Learn to craft the perfect historical research paper with this approachable and practical guide Essaying the Past: How to Read, Write, and Think about History, 4th Edition continues the tradition of excellence established by the previous editions. Equal parts research manual, study guide, and introduction to the study of history, this book teaches readers how to write excellent historical prose with approachable strategies and actionable tips. Noted teacher and writer Jim Cullen has created an invaluable resource for novices and experts in the field of historical study, offering practical insights into determining how questions should be framed, developing strong introduction and topic sentences, choosing evidence, and properly revising your work. Essaying the Past includes six appendices covering the major issues facing students today, including the pitfalls and temptations of plagiarism and the role of the internet. It also contains an annotated case study outlining one student’s process of writing an essay and demonstrating the application of the concepts contained within the book. Essaying the Past covers topics including: How to think and read about history and ask the right questions about what you’re reading The three components of crafting a compelling argument How to deal with counterarguments and counterevidence How to properly construct a bibliography and insert footnotes How to assess the credibility of online resources Perfect for students taking surveys or courses in methods or historiography, Essaying the Past also belongs on the bookshelf of anyone with even a passing interest in studying, researching, consuming, or writing about history.

How to Write Fiction and Think about It

How to Write Fiction  and Think about It

How to Write Fiction and Think about It

This wide-ranging handbook is aimed at students who want to develop their fiction writing skills. Reading and reflective practice are foregrounded, and students are given constant recommendations of what they might read. Imaginative and accessible, this companionable handbook is clearly and innovatively structured around the processes and techniques of developing writing. It will allow students to acquire a portfolio of key skills and is ideal for anyone writing short stories or longer fiction.

Look Think Write

Look  Think   Write

Look Think Write

Presents a variety of photographs and illustrations selected to serve as essay topics, and discusses observation, simile, metaphor, conflict, humor, character, and dialogue.

Think and Write

Think and Write

Think and Write

Educational resource for teachers, parents and kids!

Write Think Learn

Write  Think  Learn

Write Think Learn

Find out how to create the climate and space for everyday student writing. In this new co-publication with MiddleWeb, award-winning teacher Mary Tedrow shows you how to encourage students to integrate daily writing into their lives, leading to improved critical thinking skills, increased knowledge of subject areas, and greater confidence in written expression. This practical guide will help you consider the unique needs of your students, while still meeting state standards. You’ll discover how to... Develop classroom routines and activities that invite creativity and self-expression Teach writing methods that can be used across different grade levels and all content areas Challenge students to examine their own writing processes for thinking and problem solving Evaluate written work in a way that emphasizes growth over grades Many exercises, prompts, and attempts at thinking found in the book can be easily adapted for use both in and out of the classroom. Whether you are a new or experienced teacher, Write, Think, Learn will enable you to make writing come alive for all your students.

How to Write an Essay Writing a Persuasive Essay

How to Write an Essay  Writing a Persuasive Essay

How to Write an Essay Writing a Persuasive Essay

**This is the chapter slice "Writing a Persuasive Essay" from the full lesson plan "How to Write an Essay"** Take the fear out of writing essays and empower your students by giving them the tools to comprehensively express their point of view. Our workbook provides clear and concise lessons about every stage of the writing process. Based on Bloom’s taxonomy we offer instruction about the four most common types of essays and provide review lessons about verbs, adjectives and pronouns. You can use this material to supplement your present writing program or for independent student work. Also included is a detailed implementation guide, student assessment rubric, word puzzles and comprehension quiz. The six color graphic organizers will assist the introduction of the skill focus and in guiding your students through their successful writing process. All of our content meets the Common Core State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.

How to Write an Essay Gr 5 8

How to Write an Essay Gr  5 8

How to Write an Essay Gr 5 8

Take the fear out of writing essays and empower your students by giving them the tools to comprehensively express their point of view. Our resource breaks down the writing process while exploring the four different kinds of essays. Start off by learning what is an essay before using graphic organizers to help during the prewriting process. Continue this understanding with drafting by completing an informal outline. Then, go into great detail when describing something with descriptive essays. Learn how to tell a story with narrative essays. Explain a difficult subject more easily with informative or expository essays. Find out how to change someone's mind with persuasive essays. Finish up the unit with revising, proofreading and editing practice. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, reproducible writing tasks, crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.