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Get it done! : writing and analyzing informational texts to make things happen / Jeffrey D. Wilhelm, Michael W. Smith, James E. Fredricksen.

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Author/Creator:
Wilhelm, Jeffrey D., 1959-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 253 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-246) and index.
Contents:
  • Laying the foundation
  • Thinking about the structures behind informational and explanatory texts
  • Five kinds of knowledge: the foundation of understanding and expertise
  • Five kinds of composing: making informational texts and making them matter
  • The process and practical context of inquiry
  • Naming and listing: prerequisites for problem solving and performing the possible
  • Getting to the point: the process and promise of summary
  • Summary summarized! why summary matters
  • Getting oriented and directed: description and process
  • Divining and defining: what's the big definition?
  • Comparing and contrasting: but what's the difference?
  • Classification: the most powerful thought pattern in the world?
  • Problem-solution and cause-effect: so what's the problem?.
Contributor:
Smith, Michael W. (Michael William), 1954-
Fredricksen, James E.
Series:
Exceeding the common core state standards
Smith, Michael W. (Michael William), 1954- Exceeding the common core state standards.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780325042916
0325042918

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