Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product
Using a process approach to writing, this book focuses on teaching strategies that will help children in grades K-8 use the writing process to develop and improve their writing skills and their writing products. It examines all major types of writing through a practical presentation that includes a wealth of children's authentic writing samples which helps bring the writing process to life. Explains the components of the writing workshop and provides suggestions for use with all grade levels. Focuses on monitoring the process children use as they write and helps to assess children's written products. Presents five levels of support that teachers can provide for children as they write. Contains lists of children's literature. For teachers and administrators of Elementary School writing/language arts.
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PART ONE Process and Product
PART ONE Process and Product 1
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