Ways of Writing with Young Kids: Teaching Creativity and Conventions Unconventionally

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Allyn and Bacon, 2003 - Education - 252 pages
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Ways of Writing with Young Kids presents ideas and strategies for teaching children how to write creatively in fiction, nonfiction and poetry, conventionally using standard spelling, punctuation and sentence structures, and confidently as they learn the roles and rules of written language. Ways of Writing with Young Kids is uniquely organized in twenty-three ways of writing that expand beyond one particular area. Giving readers a new perspective, the authors adhere to a unique and easy-to-follow system-"The Five C's of Children's Writing" (Coaching, Creativity, Conventions, Choice and Confidence). Written in an easy-to-read format, the book explains writing ideas and strategies clearly and concisely in an open-ended, easy-to-do, and engaging style that offers readers lots of flexibility of how to use the activities with their children.

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Contents

My Words Abound and Surround
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676 Sentences and Thousands More
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CHAPTFR
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Copyright

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About the author (2003)

ROBERT W. MALOY is Manager of Continuing Education Programs for the School of Education and Adjunct Associate Professor of Education at the University of Massachusetts.

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