Empowering Students to Write and Re-Write

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Grades 6-12

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.

Contents

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Introduction
Chapter 1 – Revision Is Picturing Again Voice, Pictures, and Flow
Chapter 2 – Identifying the Voice, Pictures, and Flow in Writing
Chapter 3 – Crafting the Pictures and Voice in Writing that Fit Your Mind
Chapter 4 – What Revision is Not

Session Guide #1 for Professional Learning Teams

Chapter 5 – Kindling Innate Writing Abilities
Chapter 6 – Prewrite with Me

Session Guide #2 for Professional Learning Teams

Chapter 7 – Revise Words and Phrases with Me: An Introduction to Revising First Drafts
Chapter 8 – Revise Body Paragraphs with Me
Chapter 9 – Revise Whole Drafts with Me

Session Guide #3 for Professional Learning Teams

Chapter 10 – Work on Style of Writing with Me
Chapter 11 – Nail Down Effective Word Choice with Me
Chapter 12 – Fine-Tune Beginnings and Endings with Me

Session Guide #4 for Professional Learning Teams

Chapter 13 – Call on Your Audience with Me
Chapter 14 – Talk About Writing with Me

Session Guide #5 for Professional Learning Teams

Chapter 15 – Implementing a Mindset for Revision

Session Guide #6 for Professional Learning Teams

Appendix for Student Self-Assessment
Appendix for Administrators
List of References

1 review for Empowering Students to Write and Re-Write

  1. Rick Stiggins, Executive Director, Assessment Training Institute and Educational Testing Services

    The simple system of student self-assessment relates squarely to the conclusions we drew in our research on formative assessment.

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