Craft Lessons

Teaching Writing, K-8

Since the publication of the first edition in 1998, Craft Lessons has become a mainstay of writing teachers both new and experienced. Readers value the pithy, practical lessons—each printed on one page—and appreciate the instructional language geared to three grade-level groupings: K–2, 3–4, and 5–8.

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Since the publication of the first edition in 1998, Craft Lessons has become a mainstay of writing teachers both new and experienced. Readers value the pithy, practical lessons—each printed on one page—and appreciate the instructional language geared to three grade-level groupings: K–2, 3–4, and 5–8.

The world has changed in many ways, yet one thing has remained constant: teachers continue to feel starved for time. With new curriculum mandates, daily specials, “pull-outs,” and...read more

About the Author(s)

Ralph Fletcher is a friend of writing teachers everywhere. Born in Plymouth, Massachusetts, he received his bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College and his master's degree from Columbia University.

JoAnn Portalupi likes to introduce herself as a mother, teacher, writer, and artist. Each of these roles informs the work she does in the field of teaching writing.

Table of Contents

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Contents
Craft Lessons Organized by Subject
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Setting the Table for Craft
Craft Lessons K–2
Craft Lessons 3–4
Craft Lessons 5–8
Questions and Answers
Appendixes
Children's Books
Qualities of Writing Index
References

Product Details

Grade Range: K-8
Media: 192 pp/paper
Year: 2009
Item No: 0706Item No: 0777Item No: B706
ISBN: 978-157110-706-0ISBN: 978-157110-777-0ISBN: 978-15711B-706-0

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