A Community of Writers: Teaching Writing in the Junior and Senior High School

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GREENWOOD, 1988 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 286 pages
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Building on the experience and expertise of many teachers they've worked with as well as the growing literature on composing, classroom dynamics, and whole language, Zemelman and Daniels offer detailed guidance for all aspects of teaching and using writing-from workshop methods to prewriting and revising to issues of grammar and evaluation.

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HARVEY DANIELS has been a city and suburban classroom teacher, and now serves a professor of interdisciplinary studies at National-Louis University in Chicago. In language arts, Smokey is best known for his work on student book clubs, as recounted in Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups. His book has been credited with starting the book club boom in classrooms around the countrytoday, millions of American students are engaged in student-led book discussion groups. Daniels is also co-author of A Community of Writers, which describes a balanced writing program, blending strong teacher-directed lessons with genuinely student-driven workshops. His latest book, due in Fall of 2003, will address reading in the content areas. Through the Center for City Schools, Harvey works with a network of 15 improving elementary schools in Chicago. In 1996, Daniels co-founded the citys first new high school in 30 years, named for and designed

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