Teaching Writing Genres Across the Curriculum: Strategies for Middle School Teachers

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Susan Lee Pasquarelli
IAP, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 210 pages
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As you use the [illegible] in this book to enhance your teaching, feel free to experiment with the different [illegible] events presented in each chapter. Also, as your students begin their work producing writing genre by genre, be sure to keep exemplary [illegible] to use as models for new students to read and examine. The chapter authors of this volume wrote the model essays, but all suggest that once you have generated student essays, use those to help other students [illegible] the [illegible]. Also worthy of note is that all model essays included in this book are written using the Modern Language Association ([illegible], 2003) style. Real teachers using teaching events from real middle school classrooms collaborated on this book. We hope it inspires you to experiment with genre writing instruction in your own classroom.
 

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Contents

THE PRACTICE OF TEACHING GENRE BY GENRE Susan Lee Pasquarelii
1
THE NARRATIVE ACCOUNT Beyond the Story Michele M Barlow and Melissa L Francis
15
THE PERSUASIVE ESSAY Students Opinions on Controversial Topics Megan L Mabrecque and Tara A Fernados
33
THE FEATURE NEWSPAPER ARTICLE More Than Just Facts Suzanne K Dumbar
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THE NARRATIVE PROCEDURE The HowTo Essay Katharine Laura Canole
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WRITTEN RESPONSE TO MATHEMATICAL QUESTIONS Computation and Composition Suzanne Madden Scallin
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THE REFLECTIVE ESSAY A Guide to Personal Discovery Audrey G Rocha
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EXPOSITORY SUMMARY WRITING Comprehension and Composition Susan Lee Pasquarelli
105
RESOURCES FOR WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM Susan Lee Pasquarelli
121
Scoring Rubics
130
Model Essay Narrative Account
145
REFERENCES
201
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
203
INDEX
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