Living between the lines
"Living Between the Lines" is a heartening invitation to bring new life into reading-writing workshops. Calkins has woven insights, practical suggestions, references, and anecdotes into this inspirational story of a community of educators who have pushed back the frontiers of what we know about teaching writing and reading.
Personal in approach and comprehensive in presentation, this book includes: 08538 the story of how writers' notebooks and a new attention to rehearsal have led to important revisions in many writing workshops major chapters on establishing courses of study in which children read and write memoir, nonfiction, and picturebooks a new look at the qualities of good writing and ways we can help children grow into them references to the best of children's literature and to ways these books can enrich our classrooms an invitation to pioneer new ideas about conferring, record keeping, mini-lessons, and organizational structures for the workshop.
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