Writing Essentials: Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying Teaching
What does great writing instruction look like and sound like?
In Writing Essentials Regie Routman demystifies the process of teaching writing well and gives you the knowledge, research, precise instructional language, and confidence you need to succeed. With Regie's help, you'll transform your classroom into an organized, joyful writing environment where students connect reading with writing every day across the curriculum, learn essential skills like grammar and spelling, and achieve higher scores on high-stakes tests through sensible, writing-based test preparation and daily classroom-based assessment.
Writing Essentials specifically and explicitly demonstrates practical, easy-to-do strategies that turn your writing instruction practices into best practices. Follow Routman's path for successfully leading all students-including English language learners, writers who struggle, and students coping with learning disabilities-from first draft to publication. You'll find expert advice and specific demonstrations on a wide variety of techniques, including:
Writing Essentials is conversational, upbeat, practical, eminently readable, illustrated with a wealth of children's writing, and filled with proven techniques for teaching writing well and managing your instructional time more effectively. With Routman in hand, you'll not only have the inspiration to say "I can do that too," but you'll have first-rate resources and strategies to answer your questions and help make great writing instruction happen in your classroom immediately.For more information on using the DVD, please click here.
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Review: Writing Essentials: Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying TeachingUser Review - Gill - Goodreads
Wow! This book is an easy and fantastic read! We used this in a professional book study this year, and it has changed the way we look at teaching writing. Awesome resource! Read full review
Review: Writing Essentials: Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying TeachingUser Review - Robin - Goodreads
Lots of helpful examples. Repetitive in some ways. Read full review
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