Investigate nonfiction

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Heinemann, Feb 17, 1989 - Education - 111 pages
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Explore how the various nonfiction genres extend from children's use of oral language.

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Experiment with Various Types of Letters
Letters and Audience
Childrens Letters

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About the author (1989)

DONALD H. GRAVES has been involved in writing research for two decades. His books Writing: Teachers & Children at Work (Heinemann, 1983) and A Fresh Look at Writing (Heinemann, 1994) are best-sellers throughout the English-speaking world and have revolutionized the way writing is taught in schools. Dr. Graves has been a teacher, school principal, and language supervisor, education director, and a director of language in bilingual, ESL, and special programs. He has also been a co-director of an undergraduate urban teacher preparation program and a professor of an early childhood program. He is currently Professor Emeritus at the University of New Hampshire and lives in Jackson, New Hampshire. In addition to his writing both personal and professional, he travels throughout the United States presenting keynote addresses, seminars, workshops, and inservice training sessions. Because of his extensive teaching background, he understands the real needs of educato