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Empowering students to write and re-write : standards-based strategies for middle and high school teachers / Warren E. Combs.

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Author/Creator:
Combs, Warren E.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
Larchmont, NY : Eye On Education, c2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 210 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references.
Publisher's Summary:
Give your students the confidence to continuously improve their writing. In "Empowering Students to Write and Re-write: Standards-Based Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers, " author and educator Warren Combs provides teachers with detailed strategies and lesson plans, along with real student writing samples. Review true-to-life scripts for conversations between teachers and students, and use or create student-friendly response and final evaluation forms. Also, learn a simple system for setting student expectations to help them reach curriculum standards. Combs describes effective routines of formative self-assessment, and shows teachers how to form a professional learning team with their colleagues using the 6-session professional learning guide. Teachers will help their students: Self-assess their progress with accuracy Revise partial and whole drafts Kindle their innate writing abilities Cultivate a mindset for revision This book is written in a teacher-friendly mannger and has practical strategies for the teaching of revision. --Cindi Rigsbee NC Teacher of the Year.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ISBN:
9781596671232
1596671238

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