Writing Smarter!: Over 100 Step-By-Step Lessons with Reproducible Activity Sheets to Build Writing Proficiency in Grades 7-12

Descriere: For English teachers in grades 7-12, this practical resource provides 106 step-by-step lessons with reproducibles to help all students begin writing better immediately. The lessons and activities can be easily adapted to any secondary program or text without creating extra work for the teacher.These writing improvement materials van be use with individual students or an entire class in any order. Each lesson plan is complete and self-contained, including objective, discussion guides and questions, homework options and reproducible activities, charts, lists, or samples to guide students in their own writing. For easy use, all materials are printed in a big spiral-bound format that folds flat for photocopying of student activities and organized into 13 sections. Here is a list of section topics with sample lessons: Orientation Teamwork and Writing…Writing Portfolio…Notetaking…Thinking Skills and Writing Description Language of the Five Senses…Analyzing Adjectives…Strong Verbs…plus a verb usage quiz Character Sketch Description, Characterization, & Caricature…Figurative Language and Appositives…Prewriting into Paragraphs Sentence Structure Expanding the Sentence Core…Variety in Sentences…Verbals & Variety…plus a sentence structure mastery quiz. Personal Narratives Experience & Emotions…Description & Mood…Drafting the Personal Narrative Persuasion Persuasion & Precise Language…Supporting Your Opinion…Writing With Style Research Perception vs. Reality…Topic & Audience…Notes and Numbers–Gathering Research…Outlining Interviews Celebrities, Idols & Heroes…Guidelines for Interviews…Direct Quote vs. Paraphase The News The Five Ws…Facts vs. Opinions…Drafting the News Article…Class Newspaper Writing Letters Parts of a Letter … Consumer Mail…Letter of Application Short Fiction Characters & Plots…Conflict, Climax & Resolution…Setting…Dialogue Poetry Poetic Language…Rhyme & Rhythm…Imagery…Gimmick Poems Peer Editing Prompts/Energizers for Introducing Peer Editing with guidelines and checklists Complete with answer keys, writing guidelines and checklists, Writing Smarter! gives you a unique store of lesson plans to help students of all abilities become self-directed writers by building on their own personal experience and interests.

  • Autori: Keith Manos
  • Editura: Jossey-Bass
  • Anul aparitiei: 1998
  • ISBN: 9780787967390
  • Numar de pagini: 398
  • Categorie: Education

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