The Writing Teacher's Activity-a-Day

180 Reproducible Prompts and Quick-Writes for the Secondary Classroom
Original Publish Date: Dec 04, 2009
Product Number: EB00058260
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780470559468
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Classroom-tested methods for boosting secondary students' writing skills The Writing Teacher's Activity-a-Day offers teachers, homeschoolers, and parents 180 ready-to-use, reproducible activities that enhance writing skills in secondary students. Based on Ledbetter's extensive experience consulting to language arts teachers and school districts across the country, the classroom-tested activities included in this book teach students key literary and writing terms like allegory, elaboration, irony, personification, propaganda, voice, and more—and provide them with engaging examples that serve as models for their own Quick Writes. -Contains writing prompts and sample passages in student-friendly language that connects abstract literary concepts to students' own lives -Written by popular workshop presenter and veteran educator Mary Ellen Ledbetter -Offers a user-friendly, value-packed resource for teaching writing skills Designed for English language arts teachers in grades 6-12, tutors, parents, learning specialists, homeschoolers, and consultants.

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