Tag Archives: Writing

Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts

If you want to learn how to shoot a basketball, you begin by carefully observing someone who knows how to shoot a basketball. If you want to be a writer, you begin by carefully observing the work of accomplished writers. Recognizing the importance that modeling plays in the learning process, high school English teacher Kelly […]

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Nonfiction Craft Lessons: Teaching Information Writing K-8

Writing nonfiction represents a big step for most students. Most young writers are not intimidated by personal narrative, fiction, or even poetry, but when they try to put together a “teaching book,” report, or persuasive essay, they often feel anxious and frustrated.JoAnn Portalupi and Ralph Fletcher believe that young nonfiction writers supply plenty of passion, […]

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Christmas gift Educational Toy, XL Wood Magnetic Letters/Numbers/Animals Set (151 Pieces) – Learning Wooden Puzzle | Drawing Board With Writing Drawing Doodle side Dry Erase Board For Kids

One Of the Most Inclusive Sets In The Market – 151 Pieces! Once you open your JQP Toys wooden box of fun you will find: 1 Magnetic Whiteboard and Blackboard. Please remove protective FILM COVER on the whiteboard before using it 105 Puzzle pieces (animal parts, trees, flowers, etc.). 26 Alphabet letters and a question […]

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Craft Moves: Lesson Sets for Teaching Writing with Mentor Texts

Foreword by Lester Laminack How do you choose mentor texts for your students? How do you mine them for the craft lessons you want your students to learn? In Craft Moves, Stacey Shubitz, cofounder of the Two Writing Teachers website, does the heavy lifting for you: using twenty recently published picture books, she creates more […]

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Aqua Doodle Mat, 4 Colored Water Drawing Painting Writing Educational Toy Mat Board + 2 Magic Pen Learning Doodle Gift + Cartoon Seal for Children Baby Toddlers Kids Boys Girls (31.5 X 23.6 Inches)

【 Why this is a fantastic gift for the children and the parents ?】 1. A life saver when kids tries to color on the walls or the floor ! It was a big hit and the parents were happy to not have to do the clean up involved in art fun, this is fantastic […]

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Teaching through Text: Reading and Writing in the Content Areas (2nd Edition)

Pre-service and in-service middle and secondary school teachers get a core set of instructional techniques in this evidence-based, practical resource designed to help them incorporate reading-related approaches into their classroom. The approaches are easy to follow, practical, effective, feature a strong empirical base and reflect the latest thinking in the field. Get More Information On […]

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Craft Lessons Second Edition: Teaching Writing K-8

Since its publication in 1998 Craft Lessons has become a mainstay of writing teachers, both new and experienced. Readers value the pithy, practical lessons—each printed on one page—and appreciate the instructional language geared to three grade-level groupings: K–2, 3–4, and 5–8. In the decade since Craft Lessons‘ publication the world has changed in many ways, […]

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Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product (6th Edition) (Books by Gail Tompkins)

This best selling text by Gail Tompkins thoroughly examines genres and instructional procedures with a strong new focus on differentiating instruction to ensure success for all writing students. New chapters on the writer’s craft and on writing across the curriculum offer detailed information on the six traits of good writing as well as writing in […]

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Note Pad. The Legal Writing Tablet Pad Wide Rule Perforated In Canary Chart Paper. Best For School, College, Office, Home, Educational & Group Activities 8.5 X 11.75 In. 50 Sheets\pad 12 Pads\pack

Note Pad. The Legal Writing Tablet Pad Wide Rule Perforated In Canary Chart Paper. Best For School, College, Office, Home, Educational & Group Activities 8.5 X 11.75 In. (50 Sheets\pad 12 Pads\pack) The Legal Pad is an economical writing pad choice, with high-quality features. Its everyday weight sheets are Letr-Trim perforated to tear neatly every […]

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The Trace Numbers Workbook: Number Tracing Book for Preschoolers with Lots of Number Writing Practice (Trace Numbers Ages 3-5) (Educational Activity Books for Kids) (Volume 2)

Tracing and Counting Meets Coloring for More Fun Than Ever! The Trace Numbers Workbook is perfect for preschoolers, kindergartners and young children to develop the fine motor control they need for the future. This essential workbook will help your child perfect their counting by learning numbers 1-20! WHAT’S INSIDE 40 Pages of Practice 2 Pages […]

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Learn to Letter Writing Skills Practice Pad 40 Sheet 12″ x 9″

Learn To Letter Practice Pad. Product Features Learn to letter pad Tape bound top Ideal for teaching children to write their alphabet 40 sheets 12″ x 9″ For A Complete Overview Of Our Stock Click Here…

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The Trace Letters Workbook: Letter Tracing Book for Preschoolers with Lots of Letter Writing Practice (Educational Activity Books for Kids) (Volume 1)

Tracing Meets Coloring for More Fun Than Ever! The Trace Letters Workbook is perfect for preschoolers, kindergartners and young children to develop the fine motor control they need for the future. This essential workbook will help your child learn the alphabet and better their handwriting! WHAT’S INSIDE 130 Pages of Practice 5 Pages Per Letter […]

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What Teachers Need to Know about The Digital Writing Workshop (Book)

January 14, 2017In  ” The Digital Writer’s Workshop””, Hicks Troy dissects the act of writing in the light of today’s digital technologies and provides an illuminating and practical analysis of how teachers can take advantage of technology in creating better writers. From the start, Troy makes it evident that he subscribes to the sociocultural movement […]

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An Interesting Infographic Featuring 16 Great Writing Guides for Teachers and Students

January 10, 2017Below is a handy infographic we designed specially for language teachers and anyone else keen on improving their writing skills. The visual is based on Paul Silvia’s popular book ‘How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing”. At the reference page of his book, Paul featured a collection of […]

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