Four Square: Writing Method Grades 7-9 w/Enhanced CD: A Unique Approach to Teaching Basic Writing Skills
Teaching and Learning Company, Sep 1, 2010 - Education - 112 pages
Teach writing skills using the Four Square method, which has been proven to work in classrooms just like yours. This revised and updated edition of the book also includes an enhanced CD filled with additional Four Square examples, activities, and writing exercises. The Four Square method can be used with all forms of writing and will fit any reading or language arts program. This step-by-step approach is built around a simple graphic organizer that first shows students how to collect ideas and then helps them use those ideas to create clear and polished prose. Open-ended reproducibles make the technique accessible to writers of all ability ranges. It is also great for content area writing.
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