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The Book Writing Pathways
The Author Lucy Calkins
The Publisher Heinemann Educational Books
Release Date2014-10-14
Genre Education
Pages 464
ISBN 0325057303
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "These assessment tools make progress in writing as transparent, concrete, and obtainable as possible and put ownership for this progress into the hands of learners, allowing students and teachers to work toward a very clear image of what good writing entails." -Lucy Calkins, Writing Pathways Lucy Calkins' groundbreaking performance assessments offer instructional tools to support continuous assessment, timely feedback, and clear goals tied to learning progressions that have been aligned with world-class standards. Originally published as part of the bestselling Units of Study in Opinion/Argument, Information, and Narrative Writing, grades K-8, Writing Pathways is ideal for writing workshop, but suitable for any writing instruction context or curriculum. This practical guide includes: Learning progressions for opinion/argument, information, and narrative writing, which map the specific benchmarks students will master for every grade level On-demand writing prompts that support schoolwide performance assessment Student checklists to help students set goals and integrate crucial self-assessment into their work Rubrics to support individual teachers and professional learning communities as they evaluate mastery and plan instruction within and across grade levels Student writing samples that illustrate different ways students have exemplified standards and highlight essential features of each writing genre Annotated exemplar pieces of writing on the same topic for every grade level that highlight the traits you can expect to see at each level of the learning progressions. Who needs Writing Pathways? Educators who are not yet ready to implement the full Units of Study curriculum can use Writing Pathways to get started with Lucy Calkins' proven approach to writing assessment and instruction. Coaches and administrators who are supporting implementation of Lucy Calkins' Units of Study will find Writing Pathways to be an ideal resource to guide their work. Who doesn't need Writing Pathways? The content in this stand-alone edition is the same as in the previous editions found in Lucy Calkins' Units of Study (K-5 and 6-8 are combined in this new edition). Teachers who have the Units of Study do not need this new edition.


The Book Writing Pathways to Student Success
The Author Sean Barnette
The Publisher
Release Date2018-03-15
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Pages 162
ISBN 1607327694
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "A collection of short essays written by and for instructors of college writing that examine life lessons that both students and instructors learn from first-year composition courses"--Provided by publisher.


The Book Pathways to Publication
The Author Bernie Ross
The Publisher Braiswick at By Design
Release Date2002-01-01
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Pages 308
ISBN 9781898030171
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: An informative guide for writers using the Internet author.co.uk is among the best of the UK sites for writers. Now it is possible to browse through it's thousand pages offline, and immediately link to all the web sites it suggests through the CD-ROM enclosed with the book. A true writer's guide to the Internet, that can be kept up-to-date by visiting the author.co.uk website. Takes you through the whole process from starting to write, how to write, using the Internet, finding a publishing, linking to services, ebooks and print on demand.


The Book Enhancing Writing Skills
The Author Oluwakemi J. Elufiede
The Publisher IAP
Release Date2015-10-01
Genre Education
Pages 151
ISBN 9781681233581
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Enhancing Writing Skills includes conference presentation papers from the Carnegie Writers, Inc. 1st Annual Conference. The anthology provides published and aspiring writers resources for sustaining, enhancing and evaluating their writing skills. The chapter themes focus on genrebased writing, creativity in writing, mechanics of writing, academic writing, and writing as a business. Enhancing writing skills is beneficial to diverse writers as it impacts the community, working, and educational environments. ANTHOLOGY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Enable writers to learn from other writers for the development of networking relationships and professional development. Assist writers with techniques on sustaining their writing talents in their chosen genre or various genres. Provide meaningful publishing resources related to nontraditional and traditional publication venues. Enhance writers understanding for marketing strategies in the 21st century.


The Book Pathways Through Writing Blocks in the Academic Environment
The Author Kate Evans
The Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date2013-04-19
Genre Education
Pages 148
ISBN 9789462092426
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Writing blocks are likely to strike any writer, even experienced ones, at sometime or another. Academia has its own challenges which can provoke blocks particular to that environment. Drawing on her knowledge as writer, psychotherapeutic counsellor and university tutor, Kate Evans has put together a book which addresses many of the differing aspects of writing blocks, including looking at their emotional and psychological foundations. With discussion and practical exercises, this volume suggests that an infusion of creative techniques can offer pathways through writing blocks in the academic environment. The case studies provide an in-depth consideration of varying experiences of writing blocks. The book is aimed at students with essays, projects or reports to write, or theses to tackle; as well as academics who are working on articles and books. It will also offer insights for supervisors who wish to support those who are writing and guidance for people running writing groups within academia. Over-all the book encourages a creative, collaborative approach which aims to equip academics for writing within the context of the twenty-first century. “This book offers something for every academic writer, whether budding or experienced. Students struggling with essays and dissertations will find many practical exercises along with invaluable advice. More practised writers will encounter fresh insights.... I am confident that you, the reader, will enjoy this book, which is itself a model of good writing.” Dr Linda Finlay, the Open University, UK.


The Book Creative Literacy in Action Birth through Age Nine
The Author Janet Leigh Towell
The Publisher Cengage Learning
Release Date2016-10-05
Genre Education
Pages 304
ISBN 9781285171272
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This new early literacy textbook (birth through age nine) focuses on creative literacy instruction through active participation of teachers, parents, and children -- providing preservice teachers with practical strategies and activities that can be adapted to meet the needs of diverse learners. It offers a comprehensive view of literacy development and instruction, including assessment, phonemic awareness, and emergent literacy, phonics, vocabulary, reading, writing, and arts integration in diverse classrooms. The authors' holistic approach explains why and how reading and language arts should be taught from the perspective of the whole child, with an emphasis on creativity in a nurturing learning environment. Their unique perspective integrates the arts, educational psychology, and literacy instruction, represented throughout the text by the incorporation of the cognitive, socio-emotional, and physical parts of the self into a visual Holistic Model of Literacy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


The Book Reading Pathways Performance Assessments and Learning Progressions
The Author Lucy Calkins
The Publisher
Release Date2015-09
Genre
Pages
ISBN 0325077428
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Writing Instruction to Support Literacy Success
The Author Evan T. Ortlieb
The Publisher Emerald Group Publishing
Release Date2016-11-21
Genre Education
Pages 344
ISBN 9781786355256
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This volume will feature prominent researchers sharing evidence-based successes partnering with teachers in K-12 classrooms. It will have 3 sub-sections according to grade level appropriate instruction: K-3, 4-8, 9-12. As a result the book will have wide readership amongst educators in the early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school years.


The Book Writing Against the Curriculum
The Author Randi Gray Kristensen
The Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date2010
Genre Education
Pages 235
ISBN 0739128000
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Writing against the Curriculum responds to the popularity of Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) and similar programs in U.S. higher education. Essays by administrators, faculty, and librarians—teaching introductory and advanced writing classes—argue that such classrooms make excellent spaces to question disciplinarity through the study of rhetoric, critical thinking, and curricular flexibility. This intervention in composition and cultural studies discourses enables the activist enactment of cultural studies' theory and addresses the theoretical implications of composition practices.


The Book Pathways to Literacy
The Author Michael R. Sampson
The Publisher Holt McDougal
Release Date1991
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 551
ISBN 0030339685
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Writing
The Author Elena L. Grigorenko
The Publisher Psychology Press
Release Date2012-05-04
Genre Psychology
Pages 505
ISBN 9781136668913
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This book captures the diversity and richness of writing as it relates to different forms of abilities, skills, competencies, and expertise. Psychologists, educators, researchers, and practitioners in neighboring areas are interested in exploring how writing develops and in what manner this development can be fostered, but they lack a handy, unified, and comprehensive source of information to satisfy their interest. The goal of this book is to fill this void by reflecting on the phenomenon of writing from a developmental perspective. It contains an integrated set of chapters devoted to issues of writing: how writing develops, how it is and should be taught and how writing paths of development differ across writing genres. Specifically, the book addresses typologies of writing; pathways of the development of writing skills; stages of the development of writing; individual differences in the acquisition of writing skills; writing ability and disability; teaching writing; and the development and demonstration of expertise in writing.


The Book Conferring with Young Writers
The Author Kristin Ackerman
The Publisher Stenhouse Publishers
Release Date2016-08-16
Genre Education
Pages
ISBN 9781625310392
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: If you've ever sat down to confer with a child and felt at a loss for what to say or how to help move him or her forward as a writer, this book is for you. If you are a strong teacher of writing but are not seeing results from your students, this book is for you. Authors Kristin Ackerman and Jennifer McDonough have been teaching writing for several years and know that conferring can be a murky and messy process--perhaps the hardest component of all. Written from the lessons they've learned through hard-won classroom experience--their mistakes and challenges--Conferring with Young Writers is based on what Kristin and Jen call the "three Fs": frequency, focus, and follow-up. They've created a classroom management system that offers routine and structure for giving the most effective feedback in a writing conference. This book will help writing teachers--and students--learn to break down and utilize the qualities that enable good writing: elaboration, voice, structure, conventions, and focus. The authors also provide the knowledge and skills it takes to confer well, which will help you improve as a writing teacher and give your students the confidence to think of themselves as writers.


The Book Pathways to the Common Core
The Author Lucy Calkins
The Publisher Heinemann Educational Books
Release Date2012
Genre Education
Pages 214
ISBN 0325043558
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Reading and Writing Project have helped thousands of educators design their own pathways to the Common Core. Now, with Pathways to the Common Core, they are ready to help you find your way. Designed for teachers, school leaders, and professional learning communities looking to navigate the gap between their current literacy practices and the ideals of the Common Core, Pathways to the Common Core will help you: understand what the standards say, suggest, and what they don't say; recognize the guiding principles that underpin the reading and writing standards; identify how the Common COre's infrastructure supports a spiraling K-12 literacy curriculum; and scrutinize the context in which the CCSS were written and are being unrolled. In addition to offering an analytical study of the standards, this guide will also help you and your colleagues implement the standards in ways that lift the level of teaching and learning throughout your school.


The Book Pathways to Multilingualism
The Author Tara Williams Fortune
The Publisher Multilingual Matters
Release Date2008
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Pages 286
ISBN 9781847690357
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Aimed at facilitating cross-context dialogue & knowledge exchange, this volume brings together an international roster of scholars to offer theoretical perspectices, research reviews & empirical studies on teaching, learning & language development in immersion education.


The Book Spirits Rejoice
The Author Jason C. Bivins
The Publisher Oxford University Press
Release Date2015-04-01
Genre Music
Pages 384
ISBN 9780190230937
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In Spirits Rejoice! Jason Bivins explores the relationship between American religion and American music, and the places where religion and jazz have overlapped. Much writing about jazz tends toward glorified discographies or impressionistic descriptions of the actual sounds. Rather than providing a history, or series of biographical entries, Spirits Rejoice! takes to heart a central characteristic of jazz itself and improvises, generating a collection of themes, pursuits, reoccurring foci, and interpretations. Bivins riffs on interviews, liner notes, journals, audience reception, and critical commentary, producing a work that argues for the centrality of religious experiences to any legitimate understanding of jazz, while also suggesting that jazz opens up new interpretations of American religious history. Bivins examines themes such as musical creativity as related to specific religious traditions, jazz as a form of ritual and healing, and jazz cosmologies and metaphysics. Spirits Rejoice! connects Religious Studies to Jazz Studies through thematic portraits, and a vast number of interviews to propose a new, improvisationally fluid archive for thinking about religion, race, and sound in the United States. Bivins's conclusions explore how the sound of spirits rejoicing challenges not only prevailing understandings of race and music, but also the way we think about religion. Spirits Rejoice! is an essential volume for any student of jazz, American religion, or American culture.


The Book The Literary Essay
The Author Lucy Calkins
The Publisher Firsthand Books
Release Date2013
Genre Authors
Pages 190
ISBN 0325047391
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This series of books is designed to help upper elementary teachers teach a rigourous yearlong writing curriculum.


The Book Pathways to Public Relations
The Author Burton St. John III
The Publisher Routledge
Release Date2014-04-24
Genre Business & Economics
Pages 354
ISBN 9781135107055
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Over the centuries, scholars have studied how individuals, institutions and groups have used various rhetorical stances to persuade others to pay attention to, believe in, and adopt a course of action. The emergence of public relations as an identifiable and discrete occupation in the early 20th century led scholars to describe this new iteration of persuasion as a unique, more systematized, and technical form of wielding influence, resulting in an overemphasis on practice, frequently couched within an American historical context. This volume responds to such approaches by expanding the framework for understanding public relations history, investigating broad, conceptual questions concerning the ways in which public relations rose as a practice and a field within different cultures and countries at different times in history. With its unique cultural and contextual emphasis, Pathways to Public Relations shifts the paradigm of public relations history away from traditional methodologies and assumptions, and provides a new and unique entry point into this complicated arena.


The Book Pathways Writing Scenarios
The Author Kathleen T. McWhorter
The Publisher Longman Publishing Group
Release Date2009-02-01
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Pages 658
ISBN 020561776X
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Pathways: Writing Scenarios teaches sentence and paragraph writing skills through themed writing scenarios, a focus on ideas over rules, and connecting grammar and the writing process. Covering all the significant topics at this level, the text also provides comprehensive and integrated coverage of the reading-writing connection (including a multicultural reader), instruction on methods of development, ESL Tips, paragraph-level editing exercises and collaborative activities, Internet activities, substantial online and ancillary support, and a four-color design.


The Book Pathways to Independence
The Author Jo Worthy
The Publisher Guilford Publication
Release Date2001
Genre Business & Economics
Pages 345
ISBN 1572306475
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This comprehensive text presents a core of research-based approaches to engaging, effective literacy instruction in the middle grades. Methods and materials are described to foster reading skills, content mastery, and writing in different formats and for different purposes. The authors emphasize the need to tailor instruction to the needs, strengths, skill levels, and interests of diverse students. They offer recommendations for reading lists that incorporate critically acclaimed fiction and nonfiction, popular series books, and other student-friendly materials. Special features include case studies, examples of teaching and assessment activities, and commentary from middle-school teachers and students. Appendices contain reproducible forms and lists of recommended reading materials and resources.


The Book Meaning of Movement
The Author Amighi
The Publisher Routledge
Release Date2014-02-25
Genre Performing Arts
Pages 369
ISBN 9781317762386
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.